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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To forgive or excuse. Also: To delay or cancel.

Usage examples (34)
  • To remit the punishment of such crimes was, he said, to encourage them.
  • Our remit is to catch crook and by and large we are left to get on with it.
  • Re TUPCs list of woes - another example of the response officers remit is everything.
  • The publishing remit is to publish the best creative writing by UK university students. for more
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