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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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British Dictionary definitions for remittor

remitter

/rɪˈmɪtə/
noun
1.
Also remittor. a person who remits
2.
(property law) the principle by which a person out of possession of land to which he or she had a good title is adjudged to regain this when he or she again enters into possession of the land
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Word Origin and History for remittor

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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