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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of absolving; An abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); A payment of money sent to a person in another place;

Usage examples (40)
  • It provides for partial fee remission for students registering for a research degree.
  • His cancer is in remission
  • ‡ The term remission is often used in speaking of sufferers from leukemia or other cancers whose symptoms lessen or disappear.
  • When this happens, the leukemia is said to be in "remission". for more
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