Definition of remittal in US English:

remittal

noun

  • 1Cancellation of a debt or punishment.

    ‘remittal of fiscal obligations’
  • 2The action of referring a matter for decision to an authority.

    ‘the applicant consents to the remittal of the matter’
    count noun ‘remittals to an adjudicator’
    1. 2.1Law The action of referring a case from one court to another, especially to a lower court.
      ‘my clients' preference would be for remittal to the Federal Court’

Pronunciation

remittal

/rəˈmɪdl//rəˈmidl/