cessionary

[ sesh-uh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈsɛʃ əˌnɛr i /

noun, plural ces·sion·ar·ies.Law.

an assignee or grantee.

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Origin of cessionary

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

Words nearby cessionary

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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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