Translation of remission in Spanish:


remisión, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈmɪʃ(ə)n/ /rɪˈmɪʃ(ə)n/

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  • 1

    remisión feminine
    the remission of sins la remisión de los pecados
    • The individual benefits by remission of sins and spiritual training, but a prime purpose is to strengthen the solidarity of the Muslim community.
    • There will be absolution and remission of sins for all who die in the service of Christ.
    • The armed pilgrimage had not lost its allure, nor the promise of remission of sins.
    • Perhaps as a moralizing subtext, Alexander piped in a recording of a monastic chant of Psalm 51, a prayer for the remission of sins.
    • An indulgence was a papal document that granted the buyer remission from the need to do penance for his sins.
    • Third, we pray to obtain from him the forgiveness of our sins and the remission of their punishment.
    • But the believing church, from the beginning and through now and through the ages, believes that Jesus Christ is the very son of God, that He's a savior whom God sent to shed His blood for the remission of our sins.
    • She also included characters to lecture on the Presbyterian and Methodist arguments for the practice as well as a ‘Campbellite’ to testify to baptism for the remission of sins.
    • Infants, because they lacked a will developed enough to choose evil, need not be baptized for the remission of sins they had never committed.
    • No one is sure that his own contrition is sincere; much less that he has attained full remission.
    • Without the shedding of the blood of Jesus there could have been no remission of sin.
    • The armed pilgrimage had not lost its allure, nor the promise of remission of sins.
    • We remember that John the Baptist preached a baptism of repentance for the remission of sin.
    • If his right to grant remission in such cases were despised, the guilt would remain entirely unforgiven.
  • 2

    (of sentence)
    remisión feminine
    two months' remission for good behavior dos meses de remisión de pena por buena conducta
    • For one thing remission for good behaviour was one third of the sentence.
    • The Crown argued that the phrase ‘I have done the lot’ was slang for the removal of all remission of sentence resulting in a requirement to serve a full custodial term.
    • It was also noted that none of the prisoners had any private law right which he could have pursued, since remission of sentence was not a right but an indulgence.
    • Their penalties included forfeiture of the potential remission of sentence otherwise available to them.
    • The offenders' liberty, in the absence of sentence remission, would actually be restricted for a longer period than if incarcerated.
    • There are much tighter restrictions on the administrative capacity of prison authorities to grant either some remission of the length of a sentence or to provide release.
    • By volunteering to go, prisoners would win a remission of sentence and efface the stigma of jail.
    • There are free pardons, there are conditional pardons, there is the remission of sentence, there are a range of options.
    • In Greenfield the Court of Appeal held that a decision that a prisoner should lose remission because he failed a mandatory drugs test was not a decision upon a criminal charge.
    • Judicial sources indicated that he would be returned to Ireland within two and a half years since a third of all sentences are subject to remission and time already in custody is taken into account.
    • Inadequacy of reasons should not lead to remission if the court may confidently reach its own decision on the merits.
    • Stiffer sentences should be handed down and a mechanism should be introduced where remission of a percentage of the prison sentence could be attached to the recovery of funds.
    • It is an administrative act that returns him to prison and the impact of it is that unless he is re-released to parole, at this point he will do the full seven years without remission.
    • In this she looked at letters of remission in which people in sixteenth-century France begged to be pardoned after having been found guilty of capital crimes.
    • And it came as a pleasant surprise for all the 59 prisoners, 29 of them lifers, who were released from the Central Jail on Sunday after remission of their remaining term.
    • Their penalties included forfeiture of the potential remission of sentence otherwise available to them.
    • He has apparently been offered remission of his present sentence and immunity from further prosecution if he testifies.
    • He said Mackay could end up serving 21 months with remission for good behaviour.
    • If I was in Indian jails I would have by this time earned much remission, could have sent more letters home, got visits.
    • In a case the state had granted remission on the ground that the accused was implicated in a false case even when his sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court.
  • 3

    (easing of illness, pain)
    remisión feminine
    to be in/go into remission estar/entrar en remisión
    • No single therapy has been proven effective at achieving complete remission in every patient.
    • Two of the five patients sustained complete remission of symptoms for more than a year prior to the study.
    • The patient had not yet achieved complete remission at the time of this report.
    • The medical complications of bulimia, however, are considerable and can persist long after clinical remission is achieved.
    • Spontaneous remissions often occur within twelve months, but many patients continue to have symptoms for years.
    • Spontaneous remission occurs in approximately two thirds of these patients.
    • For most patients partial remission of symptoms is the best that they can hope for.
    • Treatment for ulcerative colitis seeks to improve quality of life by inducing and maintaining remission of symptoms and inflammation.
    • However, the patient experienced a partial remission, whereas previous chemotherapy treatments alone had had no effect.
    • At this dosage, 80 percent of patients will experience clinical remission or improvement within four weeks.
    • The authors conclude that methotrexate is safe and effective for maintaining remission in patients with Crohn's disease.
    • Pituitary irradiation can induce remission of disease in more than one half of patients with recurrence after surgery.
    • In both studies, bright light was superior to the placebo condition in producing clinical remissions.
    • The patient was considered to have a partial remission and was monitored.
    • His achievement is more remarkable as he is in remission from chronic myeloid leukaemia.
    • Clinicians and their patients need evidence based treatment strategies that produce complete sustained remissions and improve quality of life.
    • The disease was in remission for eighteen months but reappeared in January.
    • She'd been in remission for three months now and so far things were looking good.
    • She has now been in remission for 16 months.
    • She had been in remission for five years and it was coming back.