rescindment

rescind

[ri-sind]
verb (used with object)
1.
to abrogate; annul; revoke; repeal.
2.
to invalidate (an act, measure, etc.) by a later action or a higher authority.

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin rescindere to tear off again, cut away, equivalent to re- re- + scindere to tear, divide, destroy

rescindable, adjective
rescinder, noun
rescindment, noun
unrescinded, adjective


1. nullify; retract, withdraw. 2. countermand, repeal, veto.
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rescind (rɪˈsɪnd)
 
vb
(tr) to annul or repeal
 
[C17: from Latin rēscindere to cut off, from re- (intensive) + scindere to cut]
 
re'scindable
 
adj
 
re'scinder
 
n
 
re'scindment
 
n

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rescind
1630s, from L. rescindere "to cut off, tear off, abolish," from re- "back" + scindere "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Related: Rescinded.
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