let-off

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let-off (plural let-offs)

  1. An escape from punishment.
    The accused received a suspended sentence, which many saw as a let-off.
    The missed penalty was a massive let-off for the home team.
  2. (engineering) A device for letting off, releasing, or giving forth, as the warp from the cylinder of a loom.

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