Acquittance

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Acquittance

A written document which releases a second party from any financial or other liability. An example of an acquittance would be a receipt indicating payment in full.

Acquittance

The full satisfaction or discharge of a debt or other liability as witnessed by the issue of a receipt or other, similar document by the creditor.
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