noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, alteration of rescision, from Late Latin rescission-, rescissio rescission Date: 1611 an act of rescinding ; cancellation

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  • recision — re·ci·sion /ri si zhən/ or re·cis·sion / shən/ n: rescission Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Recision — Re*ci sion (r[ e]*s[i^]zh [u^]n), n. [L. recisio, fr. recidere, recisum, to cut off; pref. re re + caedere to cut.] The act of cutting off. Sherwood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recisión — (del lat. «recisĭo, ōnis»; ant.) f. Rescisión …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • recision — 1610s, from L. recisionem, noun of action from pp. stem of recidere “to cut back” (see RECIDIVIST (Cf. recidivist)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • recision — de contract, Syngraphae antiquatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • recision — [ri sizh′ən] n. [L recisio < recidere, to cut back: see RE + CIDE] a rescinding or annulling …   English World dictionary

  • recision — rə̇ˈsizhən, rēˈ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French, alteration (influenced by recision act of cutting back, from Latin recision , recisio, from recisus past participle of recidere to cut back, lop off, from re + caedere to cut + ion , io ion) of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • recision — /ri sizh euhn/, n. an act of canceling or voiding; cancellation. [1605 15; < L recision (s. of recisio) a pruning, reduction, equiv. to recis(us), ptp. of recidere to cut back (re RE + cid(ere), comb. form of caedere to cut + tus ptp. suffix,… …   Universalium

  • récision — (ré si zi on) s. f. Ancien synonyme de rescision. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La plus part de ceux qui en ont escript, dit que cette descharge fut une generale et universelle recision et abolition de tous contraux, AMYOT Solon, 24. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • recision — rɪ sɪʒn n. cancellation, annulment, act of making void, rescindment …   English contemporary dictionary

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