how to pronounce remit


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the above transcription of remit is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

remit is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of remit in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… since this is your area of remit depends …”

meanings of remit


  1. To transmit or send (e.g. money in payment); to supply.
  2. To diminish, abate.
  3. To give up; omit; cease doing.
  4. To restore or replace.
  5. To refer (someone to something), direct someone's attention to something.
  6. To refrain from exacting or enforcing.
  7. To forgive, pardon (a wrong, offence, etc.).
  8. To give or deliver up; surrender; resign.
  9. To postpone.
  10. To send back.
  11. To allow (something) to slacken, to relax (one's attention etc.).
  12. To refer (something or someone) for deliberation, judgment, etc. (to a particular body or person).
  13. To show a lessening or abatement (of a specified quality).


  1. Terms of reference; set of responsibilities; scope.
  2. A communication from a superior court to a subordinate court.

remit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word remit occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics remit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that remit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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