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recision

[ri-sizh-uh n] /rɪˈsɪʒ ən/
noun
1.
an act of canceling or voiding; cancellation.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin recīsiōn- (stem of recīsiō) a pruning, reduction, equivalent to recīs(us), past participle of recīdere to cut back (re- re- + -cīd(ere), combining form of caedere to cut + -tus past participle suffix, with dt > s) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nonrecision, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for recision

recision

/rɪˈsɪʒən/
noun
1.
the act of cancelling or rescinding; annulment the recision of a treaty
Word Origin
C17: from Latin recīsiō, from recīdere to cut back
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