Cessionary
Cessionary Ces"sion*a*ry, a. [LL. cessionarius, from cessionare to cede, fr. L. cessio: cf. F. cessionnaire. See {Cession}.] Having surrendered the effects; as, a cessionary bankrupt. --Martin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cessionary — See assignation. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • cessionary — [sesh′ə ner΄ē] n. pl. cessionaries Law ASSIGNEE …   English World dictionary

  • cessionary — /sesh euh ner ee/, n., pl. cessionaries. Law. an assignee or grantee. [1605 15; < ML cessionarius, equiv. to cession CESSION + arius ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cessionary — noun The person who receives transfer or cession of a personal obligation from the cedent …   Wiktionary

  • cessionary — adj. pertaining to a yielding or giving up of property or territory; pertaining to something which is ceded or given up (as of property) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cessionary — ces·sion·ary …   English syllables

  • cessionary — /ˈsɛʃənəri/ (say seshuhnuhree) noun (plural cessionaries) 1. a transferee. 2. → assignee (def. 1). 3. → grantee …   Australian English dictionary

  • cessionary — An assignee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cessionary — n. (pl. ies) Law = ASSIGN n …   Useful english dictionary

  • cessionary bankrupt — An assignor for the benefit of his creditors …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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