cession

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cession

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

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.]

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]

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]
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
Translations

cession

[ˈseʃən] Ncesión f

cession

nAbtretung f; cession of land/territoryGebietsabtretung (→ en pl) f
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