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remittal

 
Noun remittal has 3 senses
  1. remittance, remittal, remission, remitment - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    --1 is a kind of payment
    Derived form: verb remit1
  2. remission, remittal, subsidence - an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
    --2 is a kind of suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement
    --2 has particulars: resolution
    Derived form: verb remit7
  3. absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    --3 is a kind of redemption, salvation
    --3 is a part of penance
    --3 has particulars: indulgence
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