1. The act of rescinding.
2. Law The termination of a contract by mutual agreement or as a result of fraud or some legal defect.
[Latin rescissiō, rescissiōn-, from rescissus, past participle of rescindere, to rescind; see rescind.]
re·scis′so·ry (-sĭz′ə-rē, -sĭs′-) adj.
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having the power to rescind
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re•scis•so•ry(rɪˈsɪs ə ri, -ˈsɪz-)
serving to rescind.
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