discharge order


discharge order
certificate of release

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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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

  • Discharge — Dis*charge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discharged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discharging}.] [OE. deschargen, dischargen, OF. deschargier, F. d[ e]charger; pref. des (L. dis) + chargier, F. charger. See {Charge}.] 1. To relieve of a charge, load, or burden; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • discharge in bankruptcy — n. The release of a bankrupt person from his or her debts. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. discharge in bankruptcy …   Law dictionary

  • Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Order of Saint James of Compostela —     Order of Saint James of Compostela     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Saint James of Compostela     (SANTIAGO DE LA ESPADA).     Founded in the twelfth century, owes its name to the national patron of Spain, St. James the Greater, under… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • discharge in bankruptcy — UK US noun [U] (UK FINANCE, LAW ► an order from a court that allows someone who is legally bankrupt to stop owing money for particular debts: »Although a bankrupt’s name may be removed from the register within a year after discharge from… …   Financial and business terms

  • discharge — [dis chärj′; ] also, & for n., usually [ dis′chärj΄] vt. discharged, discharging [ME dischargen < OFr descharger < VL * discarricare, to unload < L dis , from + carrus, wagon, CAR1] 1. to relieve of or release from something that burdens …   English World dictionary


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