supercede

su·​per·​cede

Definition of supercede

disputed spelling variant of

Supercede vs. Supersede: Usage Guide

Supercede has occurred as a spelling variant of supersede since the 17th century, and it is common in current published writing. It continues, however, to be widely regarded as an error.

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