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Abrogation or annulment by a higher authority, especially a court in certain legal systems.

[Middle English cassatioun, from Old French cassation, from Late Latin cassātiō, cassātiōn-, from cassātus, past participle of cassāre, to annul; see quash1.]
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(Law) chiefly law (esp in France) annulment, as of a judicial decision by a higher court
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin cassātiō, from Late Latin cassāre to cancel, from Latin quassāre to quash]
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1- Abdullah bin Hassan Al Buainain, President of Cassation Court, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Judiciary Council.
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