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intr.v. se·ced·ed, se·ced·ing, se·cedes
To withdraw formally from membership in a state, union, or other political entity.
[Latin sēcēdere, to withdraw : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]
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(often foll by: from) (of a person, section, etc) to make a formal withdrawal of membership, as from a political alliance, church, organization, etc
[C18: from Latin sēcēdere to withdraw, from sē- apart + cēdere to go]
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v.i. -ced•ed, -ced•ing.
to withdraw formally from an alliance, federation, or association.
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Past participle: seceded
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|Verb||1.||secede - withdraw from an organization or communion; "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"|
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verb withdraw, leave, resign, separate, retire, quit, pull out, break with, split from, disaffiliate, apostatize On 20 August 1960 Senegal seceded.
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secede[sɪˈsiːd] VI → separarse, escindirse (from de)
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vi → sich abspalten
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secede[sɪˈsiːd] vi (frm) to secede (from) → staccarsi (da)
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