acquittance

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Synonyms for acquittance

a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

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The National Police Service yesterday asked relatives and acquittances of three terror suspects whose pictures were circulated to provide information on their whereabouts.
NPS urged those who suspect that their relatives or acquittances could have joined terror groups, are planning to travel to Jihadi centres or have returned from countries known to harbour Jihadists to immediately report to the nearest police station.
"With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let know [sic] all of Adrian's friends and acquittances that he is dead," Lamo's father (https://www.facebook.com/groups/majordomo/permalink/10156204603994522/) wrote on Facebook .
With the widening of the participants of aso ebi to include family, friends and acquittances, the practice is more than just a uniform but it is fast becoming a form of economic transaction.
Most of the entries are, in the legal language of the time, "acquittances" (from Old French acquittance) or receipts offered as evidence for the discharge of debt." In the procedure employed by Henslowe and Alleyn, money was advanced to Peter Street who, as head carpenter, purchased many of the materials and paid his assistants' wages.