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diremption

[dih-remp-shuh n] /dɪˈrɛmp ʃən/
noun
1.
a sharp division into two parts; disjunction; separation.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin diremptiōn- (stem of diremptiō), equivalent to dirempt(us) (past participle of dirimere to separate, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -imere, combining form of emere to take, buy) + -ion- -ion
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