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supersession

[soo-per-sesh-uh n] /ˌsu pərˈsɛʃ ən/
noun
1.
the act of superseding.
2.
the state of being superseded.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Medieval Latin supersessiōn- (stem of supersessiō), equivalent to Latin supersess(us) (past participle of supersedēre to supersede) + -iōn- -ion; see session
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n.

1650s, from Medieval Latin supersessionem (nominative supersessio), noun of action from past participle stem of supersedere (see supersede).

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