Acquitment Ac*quit"ment (-ment), n. [Cf. OF. aquitement.] Acquittal. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • discharge — dis·charge 1 /dis chärj, dis ˌchärj/ vt 1: to release from an obligation: as a: to relieve of a duty under an instrument (as a contract or a negotiable instrument); also: to render (an instrument) no longer enforceable a formal instrument...may… …   Law dictionary

  • satisfaction — sat·is·fac·tion n 1 a: the act or fact of satisfying b: execution of an accord by performance of the substituted obligation often used in the phrase accord and satisfaction compare accord 3, transaction 3 c …   Law dictionary

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  • amortization — Synonyms and related words: abalienation, acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, alienation, amortizement, assignation, assignment, bargain and sale, barter, bequeathal, binder, cash, cash payment, cession, clearance, conferment, conferral,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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