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rescind

verb

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1 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • the library refused to rescind its decision to include the controversial book in its collection

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2 to put an end to by formal action
  • the new mayor vowed not to seek to rescind existing laws prohibiting smoking in the city's public places

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The first known use of rescind was in 1579

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“Rescind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rescind. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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