cessionary

[ sesh-uh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈsɛʃ əˌnɛr i /

noun, plural ces·sion·ar·ies. Law.

an assignee or grantee.

Nearby words

  1. cess,
  2. cessation,
  3. cessative,
  4. cesser,
  5. cession,
  6. cesspipe,
  7. cesspit,
  8. cesspool,
  9. cesta,
  10. cestan-chenais syndrome

Origin of cessionary

1605–15; < Medieval Latin cessiōnārius, equivalent to cessiōn- cession + -ārius -ary

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British Dictionary definitions for cessionary

cessionary

/ (ˈsɛʃənərɪ) /

noun plural -aries

law a person to whom something is transferred; assignee; grantee
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