cession

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cession

act of ceding, as of territory
Not to be confused with:
session – a meeting; a period of time
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ces·sion

 (sĕsh′ən)
n.
1. A ceding or surrendering, as of territory to another country by treaty.
2. Something, such as territory, that is ceded.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin cessiō, cessiōn-, from cessus, past participle of cēdere, to yield; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]
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cession

(ˈsɛʃən)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the act of ceding, esp of ceding rights, property, or territory
2. (Law) the act of ceding, esp of ceding rights, property, or territory
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) something that is ceded, esp land or territory
[C14: from Latin cessiō, from cēdere to yield]
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ces•sion

(ˈsɛʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of ceding, as by treaty.
2. something that is ceded, as territory.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin cessiō= ced-, variant s. of cēd(ere) (see cede) + -tiō -tion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cession - the act of ceding
relinquishing, relinquishment - the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.
ceding back, recession - the act of ceding back
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Translations

cession

[ˈseʃən] Ncesión f
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cession

nAbtretung f; cession of land/territoryGebietsabtretung (→ en pl) f
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They don't take any preventive/productive measure and bold legal or social steps to cessate the recurrence of terrorism, and therefore the world doesn't see any marked difference after the atrocities in such countries.
"O cessate di piagarmi" features all three inversions of a secondary dominant seventh chord (Example 4).
Bronchosocpy revealed concordant right upper lobe (RUL) hemorrhage for which epinephrine was unable to cessate the bleeding.
Premesso il quadro storico, sociale ed ecclesiale sopra brevemente delineate, una volta cessate le persecuzioni ed assunta una posizione preminente nella vita sociale, la Chiesa non tardo ad intervenire sempre pio di frequente nelle controversie tra i fedeli, onde esercitare la sua missione di pace, esortandoli a comporle amichevolmente o a mezzo di arbitri, ma minacciando nel contempo sanzioni disciplinari ai chierici che si rivolgessero per aver giustizia ai tribunali laici (5).