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remit

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remitre‧mit1 /rɪˈmɪt/ verb (remitted, remitting) formal 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]BFPAY FOR to send a payment 🔊 Please remit payment by cheque.2 [transitive]BFLSCC to free someone from a debt or punishmentunremitting remit something to somebody/something
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remitApparently the intention of the testator is to remit a debt, so this is in effect a bequest of liberatio.Poor households had their rates bill reduced or remitted altogether under the housing benefit scheme.I have considered whether this is a case which I should remit for hearing before the justices.The airline collected the tax and remitted it to the federal government.Although the move was defeated and the renationalisation policy endorsed, party members voted to remit the controversial proposal for further consideration.When the item is sold, the amount loaned against the item must be remitted to the lender.The memorandum was remitted to the officers of both bodies for detailed consideration and report at a subsequent meeting.Landlessness was also seen as an element of poverty and encouraged large families so that children could earn and remit wages.He filed a tax return but failed to remit what he owed.
remitre‧mit2 /ˈriːmɪt $ rɪˈmɪt, ˈriːmɪt/ noun [singular, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 British English formalDEAL WITH the particular piece of work that someone has been officially asked to deal with 🔊 the remit of a senior member of staffbe within/outside somebody’s remit 🔊 Marketing is outside our remit.
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remitIts remit, however, is limited to improving the economic viability of meat production on hill and upland farms.The new remit has to be clear about the purpose and contribution of members, corporately and individually.Each of them will have its own integrity, its own remit and its belief in its own purpose.But problems remain in connection with the scope of the tribunal's remit.The preponderance of directly managed units in the new arrangements could affect the remit of authorities in another way.For there are large chunks of the remit of little or no interest to the advertisers.However these considerations are not part of the remit of the panel.Their remit is not to charge or discipline officers, but to uncover exactly what has gone on.be within/outside somebody’s remitOf course, there will be times when, having considered a problem, you think it is outside your remit.Marketing too, in its strictest sense, is outside our remit.But this was outside the police remit, and meanwhile, they had to be careful not to jeopardise public tranquillity.
From Longman Business Dictionaryremitre‧mit1 /rɪˈmɪt/ verb (remitted, remitting) [transitive] British English formal1FINANCEto send a payment to a person or placea ban preventing companies from remitting profits, dividends or capital abroadremit something to somebody/somethingOur overseas branches remit a small proportion of their profits to the parent company.2LAW to send a legal case from a high court to a court that deals with less important casesremit something to somethingThe appeal was remitted to the Employment Tribunal for a fresh hearing.3LAWFINANCEto free someone from a debt or punishmentThe court has the power to remit the debt.→ See Verb tableremitre‧mit2 /ˈriːmɪtrɪˈmɪt, ˈriːmɪt/ noun [countable] formal the particular area of activity or piece of work that a person or group has the responsibility for dealing withThis problem is outside our remit.Our remit was to make the newsletter brighter and livelier.
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Verb table
remit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyremit
he, she, itremits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyremitted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave remitted
he, she, ithas remitted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad remitted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill remit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have remitted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam remitting
he, she, itis remitting
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you, we, theyare remitting
Past
I, he, she, itwas remitting
you, we, theywere remitting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been remitting
he, she, ithas been remitting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been remitting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be remitting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been remitting
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