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rescission

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noun re·scis·sion \ri-ˈsi-zhən\

Definition of rescission

  1. :  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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