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remitter

[ri-mit-er] /rɪˈmɪt ər/
noun
1.
Law.
  1. the principle or operation by which a person who enters on an estate by a defective title, and who previously had an earlier and more valid title to it, is adjudged to hold it by the earlier and more valid one.
  2. the act of remitting a case to another court for decision.
2.
restoration, as to a former right or condition.
3.
Also, remittor. a person or company that remits or makes a remittance.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; remit + -er3
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remitter

n.

1540s, a legal principle, from Old French remitter, noun use of infinitive, from Latin remittere "send back" (see remit). For legalese noun use of French infinitives, cf. waiver.

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