[ dee-ak-sesh-uhn ]
/ ˌdi ækˈsɛʃ ən /
verb (used with object)
to sell (a work of art) from a museum's or gallery's collections, especially with a view to acquiring funds for the purchase of other works.
verb (used without object)
to deaccession a work of art from a museum's or gallery's collections.
a deaccessioned work of art.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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