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remitverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈmɪt/ (-tt-)

remit verb [T] (REDUCE)

UK specialized law to reduce a period of time that someone must spend in prison: She has had part of her sentence remitted. His prison sentence was remitted to two years.

remit verb [T] (SEND)

formal to send money to someone: He worked as a builder in Chicago and remitted half his monthly wage to his family in the Philippines. formal to refer a matter to someone in authority to deal with: She remitted the case to a new tribunal for reconsideration.

remitnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈriː.mɪt/
the area that a person or group of people in authority has responsibility for or control over: The remit of this official inquiry is to investigate the reasons for the accident.
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