acquittance

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noun ac·quit·tance \ə-ˈkwi-tən(t)s\

Definition of acquittance

  1. :  a document evidencing a discharge from an obligation; especially :  a receipt in full

14th Century

First Known Use of acquittance

14th century


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acquittance

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noun ac·quit·tance \ə-ˈkwit-əns\

Legal Definition of acquittance

  1. :  acquittal 1


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