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tr.v. re·scind·ed, re·scind·ing, re·scinds
To make void; repeal or annul.

[Latin rescindere : re-, re- + scindere, to split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

re·scind′a·ble adj.
re·scind′er n.
re·scind′ment n.
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Adj.1.rescindable - capable of being rescinded or voided; "the judgment was rescindable"; "voidable contracts"
revocable, revokable - capable of being revoked or annulled; "a revocable order"
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Most importantly, Personal Data may not be collected, processed or disclosed, without the explicit and rescindable consent of the Data Subject.
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He claims that secularization is damaging this aspect of the Lebenswelt, replacing 'sacred duty' with a world of contracts which are rescindable and open to choice thereby threatening family and societal responsibilities and the claims of the unborn as well as of the living.