remittitur

Remittitur

Re*mit"ti*tur\ (-t?-t?r), n. [L., (it) is remitted.] (Law) (a) A remission or surrender, -- remittitur damnut being a remission of excess of damages. (b) A sending back, as when a record is remitted by a superior to an inferior court. --Wharton.
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