emption


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Related to emption: in its own right

emption

(ˈɛmpʃən)
n
(Law) the process of buying something

emption

1. Rare. the act of purchasing.
2. Obsolete, the thing purchased. — emptional, adj.
See also: Trade
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Cairn Energy's $ 8.8- bn deal with Vedanta has run into trouble with ONGC asserting its pre- emption rights
Laurie Trieger, executive director of the Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth, said the bill's pre- emption of local requirements to post menu information on menus would not deter her group from continuing to press for such a policy from the Lane County Board of Commissioners.