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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·mis·sion /rɪˈmɪʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·mis·sion /rɪˈmɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·mis·sion n.
 1. The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up.
 2. Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeiture, penalty, debt, etc.
    This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.   --Matt. xxvi. 28.
 That ples, therefore, . . .
 Will gain thee no remission.   --Milton.
 3. Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation.
 4. Med. A temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement.
 5. The act of sending back. [R.]
 6. Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the
           manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in
           remission" [syn: remittal, subsidence]
      2: a payment of money sent to a person in another place [syn: remittance,
          remittal, remitment]
      3: (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law
         case to another court) [syn: remitment, remit]
      4: the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as
         pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance [syn: absolution,
          remittal, remission of sin]