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English definition of “remission”

remission

noun [C or U] (OF ILLNESS)    /rɪˈmɪʃ.ən/ formal
a period of time when an illness is less severe or is not affecting someone: Her cancer has been in remission for several years.Recovering from illness
(Definition of remission noun (OF ILLNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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