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re·scis·sion

 (rĭ-sĭzh′ən)
n.
1. The act of rescinding.
2. Law The termination of a contract by mutual agreement or as a result of fraud or some legal defect.

[Latin rescissiō, rescissiōn-, from rescissus, past participle of rescindere, to rescind; see rescind.]

re·scis′so·ry (-sĭz′ə-rē, -sĭs′-) adj.
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rescission

(rɪˈsɪʒən)
n
1. the act of rescinding
2. (Law) law the right to have a contract set aside if it has been entered into mistakenly, as a result of misrepresentation, undue influence, etc
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re•scis•sion

(rɪˈsɪʒ ən)

n.
the act of rescinding.
[1605–15; < Latin rescissiō, derivative (with -tiō -tion) of rescindere to rescind]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rescission - (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made; "recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent"
cancellation - the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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rescission

noun
The act of reversing or annulling:
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Translations

rescission

[rɪˈsɪʒən] N [of contract] → rescisión f; [of order] → anulación f (Jur) → abrogación f
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rescission

n (esp Jur, of judgement, law, decision) → Aufhebung f, → Annullierung f; (of contract etc)Rücktritt m(of von); (of purchase)Rückgängigmachung f
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Postponements for good cause will be determined by agreement between the parties.
The monitor is selected by agreement between prosecutors and the company or appointed by the court, and has specified obligations to report to prosecutors and/or the court at regular periods.
The IRS noted that the taxpayer's right to reacquire the shares was unrestricted by agreement or economic circumstances and that it might reach a different conclusion if there was a legal or economic restraint on the taxpayer settling the contract with cash or other shares.