quittance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English quitaunce, Old French quitance, French quittance

Noun[edit]

quittance (plural quittances)

  1. a release or acquittal
  2. a discharge from a debt or obligation; a document that shows this discharge
  3. (obsolete) recompense; return; repayment
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