cession

as in surrender
the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another the cession of the southern territories was part of the peace treaty

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“Cession.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cession. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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