remission

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noun re·mis·sion \ri-ˈmi-shən\

Definition of remission

  1. 1 :  the act or process of remitting

  2. 2 :  a state or period during which something is remitted

Examples of remission in a sentence

  1. The patient is in remission.

  2. a temporary remission of symptoms

  3. He was given remission for good behavior.

13th Century

First Known Use of remission

13th century



REMISSION Defined for English Language Learners

remission

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noun re·mis·sion \ri-ˈmi-shən\

Definition of remission for English Language Learners

  • : a period of time during a serious illness when the patient's health improves

  • : the act of reducing or canceling the amount of money that you owe

  • : the reduction of a prison sentence


REMISSION Defined for Kids

remission

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noun re·mis·sion \ri-ˈmi-shən\

Definition of remission for Students

  1. :  a period of time during a serious illness when there are few or no symptoms


Medical Dictionary

remission

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noun re·mis·sion \ri-ˈmish-ən\

Medical Definition of remission

  1. :  a state or period during which the symptoms of a disease are abated <cancer in remission after treatment>—compare arrest, cure 1, intermission


Law Dictionary

remission

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noun re·mis·sion \ri-ˈmi-shən\

Legal Definition of remission

  1. :  the act or process of remitting



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