Related to recision: Rescission of contract
the act of cancelling or rescinding; annulment: the recision of a treaty.
[C17: from Latin recīsiō, from recīdere to cut back]
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an act of canceling or voiding; cancellation.
[1605–15; < Latin recīsiō pruning, reduction =recīd(ere) to cut back (re- re- + -cīdere, comb. form of caedere to cut) + -tiō -tion]
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