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来自拉丁语 remittere,松开，松懈，减轻，送走，来自 re-,向后，往回，mittere,送出，送走， 词源同 emit,remit.-ss,过去分词格，-ion,名词后缀。引申词义减少，减轻等。
- remission (n.)
- c. 1200, "forgiveness or pardon (of sins)," from Old French remission "forgiveness (of sins), relief" (12c.), from Latin remissionem (nominative remissio) "relaxation, diminishing," lit. "a sending back, sending away," noun of action from past participle stem of remittere "slacken, let go, abate" (see remit). Used of diseases since early 15c.
- 1. With remission for good behaviour, she could be freed in a year.
- 2. After six years of remission, cancer reappeared.
- 3. The patient has been in remission for the past six months.
- 4. Remission of sins is promised to those who repent.
- 5. He compounded with his creditors for a remission of what he owed.
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