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"remission" in British English

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remissionnoun

uk   /rɪˈmɪʃ.ən/ us   /rɪˈmɪʃ.ən/
  • remission noun (REDUCTION)

[U] UK specialized law a reduction of the time that a person has to stay in prison: He was given three months' remission for good behaviour.
  • remission noun (IN RELIGION)

[U] specialized religion the fact of being forgiven for breaking religious laws or rules: He believes that redemption is based on remission of sins.
(Definition of remission from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"remission" in American English

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remissionnoun [C/U]

us   /rɪˈmɪʃ·ən/
a period of time when an illness is less severe: [U] Her leukemia is in remission.
(Definition of remission from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"remission" in Business English

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remissionnoun [C or U]

uk   /rɪˈmɪʃən/ us  
FINANCE the process of reducing the amount of money that is owed for something or stating that it no longer needs to be paid: Campaigners claim that people receiving benefits should be entitled to automatic remission of fees. debt/duty/tax remission(s)
(Definition of remission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “remission”
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, (疾病的)缓解期,减轻期…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, (疾病的)緩解期,減輕期…
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