acquittance pro tanto
See acquittance.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • pro tanto acquittance — A receipt for part of a demand. State v Shelters, 51 Vt 102 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • acquittance — /akwitans/ A written discharge, whereby one is freed from an obligation to pay money or perform a duty. This word, though perhaps not strictly speaking synonymous with receipt, includes it. A receipt is one form of an acquittance; a discharge is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • acquittance — /akwitans/ A written discharge, whereby one is freed from an obligation to pay money or perform a duty. This word, though perhaps not strictly speaking synonymous with receipt, includes it. A receipt is one form of an acquittance; a discharge is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • acquittance — A release; a receipt. While the word is not strictly synonymous with the word receipt, it includes receipt. A receipt is one form of acquittance; a discharge is another form. A receipt in full is an acquittance. It has been held that a receipt… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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