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remission

US [rɪˈmɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [rɪ'mɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.免除;(重病的)缓解期;减刑;减少服刑时间
  • Web宽恕;赦免;减轻
Plural Form:remissions  
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n.
1.
(重病的)缓解期,减轻期a period during which a serious illness improves for a time and the patient seems to get better
The patient has been in remission for the past six months.
在过去的六个月中,病人的病情已经有所缓解。
The symptoms reappeared after only a short remission.
短暂的康复之后,症状再次出现。
2.
减刑;减少服刑时间a reduction in the amount of time sb spends in prison, especially because they have behaved well
3.
(应付费用的)减少,免除an act of reducing or cancelling the amount of money that sb has to pay
New businesses may qualify for tax remission.
新的企业有资格享受税收减免。
There is a partial remission of fees for overseas students.
对留学生可以减免部分费用。

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