rescission


re·scis·sion

noun \ri-ˈsi-zhən\

Definition of RESCISSION

:  an act of rescinding

Examples of RESCISSION

  1. <the judge ruled that the town's rescission of the contract was justified due the contractor's repeated failures to meet its obligations>

Origin of RESCISSION

Late Latin rescission-, rescissio, from Latin rescindere
First Known Use: 1651

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