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diremption

[ dih-remp-shuhn ]
/ dɪˈrɛmp ʃən /
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noun
a sharp division into two parts; disjunction; separation.
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Origin of diremption

1615–25; <Latin diremptiōn- (stem of diremptiō), equivalent to dirempt(us) (past participle of dirimere to separate, equivalent to dis-dis-1 + -imere, combining form of emere to take, buy) + -ion--ion
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