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act of ceding, as of territory
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session – a meeting; a period of time
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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the act of ceding, as by treaty.
2. something that is ceded, as territory.
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cession[ˈseʃən] N → cesión f
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