Quittance


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Quittance

1. In law, special exemption from the requirement to pay a certain tax, debt, or other obligation. For example, one receives quittance when a lender forgives a debt.

2. Official acknowledgement that repayment of a debt has been made.
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Emancipation of a slave (138h [755]); P.Khurasan 29 (Khan 2007: 152) [phrase omitted] This is what Ghalib ibn Nafi' emancipated A large proportion of the Arabic documents from Khurasan are tax receipts issued by administrative officials; they are presented, as above, in the form of a quittance (bara'a) from liability of tax.
The pound of flesh by which Shylock pursues his revenge so viscerally under the cover of law underscores the quittance for "those wrongs [for] which there is not Law to remedy" (71)--the ethnic abuses and civil inequalities that ignite his revenge.
536] also quotes the instances of Philip Mark and Engelard de Cigogne successfully claiming quittance from Exchequer demands for profits on the grounds that they had spent all sums owed on repairs to castles or on accommodating the king and his followers early in the reign of Henry III.
What we find more frequently, in common with other Mediterranean societies, is the conceptualization and remembrance of injury as debt, and of vengeance as repayment.(178) When disputes were pacified, the notarial deeds followed the formulas for quittance of monetary debt.
Who is L'Ecrivisse Mere of her typescript poem, saying: "We have not feasted and we have not basked./ We had the work/ And we asked no quittance - / We had the work"?(9) These two, esoteric Latinist (father) and enigmatic (writing?) mother face each other across the gulf between publication and archive, teacher and savant, presence and waiting.
Slender: Ay, and Rato-lorum too; and a gentleman born, Master Parson, who writes himself Armigero, in any bill, warrant, quittance, or obligation, Armigero.
Probleme, Ali Haddad n'a pas depose de dossier ni paye la quittance estimee a 12.000 DA.
Vous payez votre quittance d'electricite qui est deja a 300 dirhams et il faut payer 60 dirhams d'impot (TVA), en sus de payer les droits a la television.
Celui-ci disait que [beaucoup moins que] l'abonnement au reseau telephonique ainsi que la delivrance des permis de construire et des certificats d'immatriculation des vehicules automobiles de toutes categories sont subordonnes a la production d'une copie de la quittance de depot de la derniere declaration echue au titre de l'impot sur le revenu ou de l'impot sur les societes [beaucoup plus grand que].
Neil Wilson, of Quittance Personal Injury, said claims could rise "into the millions" if contestants were left unfit to work.
Investigating the relationship between civil behavior and organizational justice with occupational quittance of the employees of Mohaghegh Ardebili university.