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remit

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈmɪt/ (-tt-) us  

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.

remit

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈriː.mɪt/ us  
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.
Translations of “remit”
in Spanish remitir…
in French remettre…
in German überweisen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減少, 減刑, 減少服刑時間…
in Russian служебные обязанности…
in Turkish sorumluluğunda olan şeyler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减少, 减刑, 减少服刑时间…
in Polish zakres uprawnień lub kompetencji…
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