A legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
clearance / klɪrəns /
Commerce, official statement that dues have been paid, and permit to sail or move goods. clearance inward, clearance to vessel in port having discharged cargo. clearance outward, clearance to vessel about to sail.
1. Permission to proceed
2. The distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them.
deliverance / dəlɪvərəns /
ETYM French délivrance, from délivrer.
1. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue.
2. Act of bringing forth children.
3. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.
delivery / dəlɪvəri /
Sinonimi: bringing · obstetrical delivery · livery · legal transfer
1. The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); SYN. bringing.
2. The act of giving birth to a child; SYN. obstetrical delivery.
3. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another; SYN. livery, legal transfer.
ETYM Cf. French décharge. Related to Discharge.
In a river, the volume of water passing a certain point per unit of time. It is usually expressed in cubic meters per second (cumecs). The discharge of a particular river channel may be calculated by multiplying the channel's cross-sectional area (in square meters) by the velocity of the water (in meters per second).
1. A substance that is emitted or released; SYN. emission.
2. Any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; SYN. emission, expelling.
3. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field; SYN. spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge.
4. The act of discharging a gun; SYN. firing, firing off.
5. The act of venting; SYN. venting.
6. The pouring forth of a fluid; SYN. outpouring, run.
7. The sudden giving off of energy.
ETYM French dispensation, Latin dispensatio.
1. A share that has been dispensed or distributed.
2. An exemption from some rule or obligation.
3. The act of dispensing (giving out in portions); SYN. dispensing.
divestiture / dɪvestɪtʃər /
An order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior.
enfranchisement / ɪnfræntʃɪzmənt /
Granting of certain rights (especially the right to vote); liberation, emancipation
ETYM Old Eng. relef, French relief, properly, a lifting up, a standing out. Related to Relieve, Basrelief, Rilievi.
1. The feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; SYN. alleviation, assuagement.
2. Assistance in time of difficulty; SYN. succor, succour, ministration.
3. Aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped.
4. The act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged.
5. The condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress); SYN. ease.
6. Shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the background; SYN. relievo.
7. Sculpture in which the figures are raised above a surrounding flat plane; SYN. embossment, relievo, rilievo.
8. (Law) Redress awarded by a court.
ETYM French rémission, Latin remissio. Related to Remit.
In medicine, temporary disappearance of symptoms during the course of a disease.
An abatement in the manifestations of a disease; SYN. subsidence.