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retrocede1

[re-truh-seed] /ˌrɛ trəˈsid/
verb (used without object), retroceded, retroceding.
1.
to go back; recede; retire.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Latin retrōcēdere to go back, retire, equivalent to retrō- retro- + cēdere to go, move; see cede
Related forms
retrocedence, noun
retrocessive
[re-tre-ses-iv] /ˌrɛ trɛˈsɛs ɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjective

retrocede2

[re-truh-seed] /ˌrɛ trəˈsid/
verb (used with object), retroceded, retroceding.
1.
to cede back:
to retrocede a territory.
2.
Insurance. (of a reinsurance company) to cede (all or part of a reinsured risk) to another reinsurance company.
Origin
1810-20; retro- + cede
Related forms
retrocedence, retrocession
[re-truh-sesh-uh n] /ˌrɛ trəˈsɛʃ ən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples for retrocede
  • The ability to retrocede programs from the project must be a requirement.
  • Legislation is recommended only in areas in which the state chooses to retrocede from its lawful jurisdiction.
British Dictionary definitions for retrocede

retrocede

/ˌrɛtrəʊˈsiːd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to give back; return
2.
(intransitive) to go back or retire; recede
Derived Forms
retrocession (ˌrɛtrəʊˈsɛʃən), retrocedence, noun
retrocessive, retrocedent, adjective
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