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quittance

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  1. 1 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility the indentured servant obtained a quittance from his master stating he was free to leave and was no longer required to work Synonyms delivery, discharge, quietus, releaseRelated Words dispensation, exemption, immunity, waiver

  2. 2 payment to another for a loss or injury the court awarded the plaintiff a substantial quittance for bodily injury and emotional distress Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, compensation, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation


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