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ree mit

  • n  the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
    they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life
  • n  (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
  • v  send (money) in payment
    remit $25
  • v  hold back to a later time
  • v  release from (claims, debts, or taxes)
    The taxes were remitted
  • v  refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
  • v  forgive
    God will remit their sins
  • v  make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
  • v  diminish or abate
    The pain finally remitted

  • Anthony Zinni, former chief of the Pentagon's Central Command, whose remit includes Pakistan, warns that extremist groups are "trying to ignite Pakistan into the kind of chaos they .
  • Today, as an international adviser to the G85 Climate Change Dialogue, and a director of the Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia, her remit is wider and .
  • Does your remit restrict you to conflict zones, or can you focus on human-rights abuses in places like Burma and North Korea? My job deals with atrocities, genocide and war crimes.
News & Articles

  • CompTIA Small Business Spotlight: IT SMBs Face New Interstate Tax Compliance Burdens
    WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) of 2013 would require businesses to collect and remit state sales taxes on sales of goods and services made into other states. While the Act contains a "small seller" exemption, this approach does not address the real concerns of small IT companies, according to CompTIA, the non-profit association for the IT ...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
  • Xoom and Globe GCASH Team Up for Special Offer for Filipino Recipients
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Xoom Corporation , a leading digital money transfer provider, has announced a partnership with Globe GCASH that offers remittance recipients a PHP 1,000 cash bonus. From now until July ...
    June 6, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Theresa May in Stornoway Gazette
    It is important that the military leaves the remit of democracy to the democratically elected government and this is a test case if the Turkish armed forces respect democratic secularism and the democratic arrangement of civil-military... Olli Rehn http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olli_Rehn&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGGHeOIXO1bC5Z-Vu7kZ9zXzll9kQ Reuters South Africa http://www.google.com/url?q=http://africa.reuters.com/world/news/usnL28631154.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG9_nkoBilhA0dW339uJSlISidJMQ Apr 28, 2007 82446 110121 remit Shadow Commons leader Theresa May said: As proposed by the Government, this committee would be stymied in its remit, packed with a Government majority and be silenced at the time when it is needed most."
  • Craig Levein in BBC Sport
    If Barry has said that then that is fantastic,said Levein. "My remit as manager is to try and qualify for the next tournament and I will not be ruling out any players. Whether those players want to come is a different matter. Let's be...

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