Supersession Su`per*ses"sion, n. [Cf. OF. supersession. See {Supersede}.] The act of superseding, or the state of being superseded; supersedure. [1913 Webster]

The general law of diminishing return from land would have undergone, to that extent, a temporary supersession. --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]

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  • supersession — index cancellation, defeasance, preemption, replacement, subrogation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • supersession — 1650s, from M.L. supersessionem (nom. supersessio), noun of action from pp. stem of supersedere (see SUPERSEDE (Cf. supersede)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supersession — [so͞o΄pərsesh′ən] n. [ML supersessio < L supersessus, pp. of supersedere] a superseding or being superseded supersessive [so͞o΄pərses′iv] adj …   English World dictionary

  • supersession — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin supersession , supersessio, from Latin supersedēre Date: 1790 the act of superseding ; the state of being superseded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supersession — /sooh peuhr sesh euhn/, n. 1. the act of superseding. 2. the state of being superseded. [1650 60; < ML supersession (s. of supersessio), equiv. to L supersess(us) (ptp. of supersedere to SUPERSEDE) + ion ION; see SESSION] * * * …   Universalium

  • supersession — noun /suːpəˈsɛʃ(ə)n/ The act of superseding; the fact of having been superseded. Still excessively abundant, it was dressed in a manner of which the poor lady appeared not yet to have recognised the supersession, with a glossy braid, like a large …   Wiktionary

  • supersession — /supəˈsɛʃən/ (say soohpuh seshuhn) noun 1. the state of being superseded. 2. → supersedure. {Medieval Latin supersessiōn , stem of supersessiō} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Supersession — Opsættelse …   Danske encyklopædi

  • supersession — n. replacement, displacement; act of setting aside, act of making void or useless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supersession — su·per·ses·sion …   English syllables

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