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verb [transitive]     remit pronunciation in American English
/rɪˈmɪt/    remit pronunciation in American English
/ˈriˌmɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyremit
he/she/itremits
present participleremitting
past tenseremitted
past participleremitted
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  1. 1
    formal to send money to someone, for example as payment for goods or services
  2. 2
    legal to send a case back to the original court to be dealt with there
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