recision

noun re·ci·sion \ ri-ˈsi-zhən \

Definition of recision

: an act of rescinding : cancellation

Examples of recision in a Sentence

  1. the national emergency forced the immediate recision of all military leave

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Origin and Etymology of recision

French, from Middle French, alteration of rescision, from Late Latin rescission-, rescissio rescission


Law Dictionary

recision

noun re·ci·sion \ ri-ˈsi-zhən \
variants: or recission \-shən\

legal Definition of recision



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