supersession

noun
su·​per·​ses·​sion | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈse-shən How to pronounce supersession (audio) \

Definition of supersession

: the act of superseding : the state of being superseded

First Known Use of supersession

1764, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for supersession

Medieval Latin supersession-, supersessio, from Latin supersedēre

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“Supersession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supersession. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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