remit

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remit(
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miht
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to send)
a. remitir
Please remit payment by July 7th.Por favor remite el pago antes del 7 de julio.
b. enviar
I was charged a late fee despite having remitted payment on time.Me cobraron una multa a pesar de que había enviado el pago a tiempo.
2. (legal)
a. remitir
The circuit court remitted the case to the district court.El tribunal superior remitió el caso al tribunal de distrito.
3. (to forgive)
a. perdonar
You may take joy in the fact that God will remit your sin.Puedes regocijarte de que Dios te perdonará el pecado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to lessen)
a. disminuir
The patient must finish the course of the medication even if symptoms remit.El paciente tiene que terminar el tratamiento aunque los síntomas disminuyan.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (duty) (United Kingdom)
a. el cometido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It is our remit to find a new pastor for the church.Es nuestro cometido buscar a un nuevo pastor para la iglesia.
b. la competencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Let us return to matters within the remit of the council.Volvamos a temas que pertenecen a la competencia del consejo.
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remit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el cometido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
that goes beyond/comes within our remiteso está fuera de/dentro de nuestro ámbito de actuación
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remit [ˈriːmɪt]
noun
(Britain) (area of responsibility) competencia (f); (terms of reference) [of committee etc] cometido (m);
[rɪˈmɪt]
transitive verb
1 (pay by sending) [+amount due] remitir
2 (refer) [+decision] remitir
3 (Rel) (forgive) [+sins] perdonar; remitir;
4 (let off) [+debt] remitir
three months of the sentence were remitted se le redujo la pena en tres meses
[rɪˈmɪt]
intransitive verb
disminuir; reducirse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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