recision

[ ri-sizh-uhn ]
/ rɪˈsɪʒ ən /

noun

an act of canceling or voiding; cancellation.

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Origin of recision

1605–15; <Latin recīsiōn- (stem of recīsiō) a pruning, reduction, equivalent to recīs(us), past participle of recīdere to cut back (re-re- + -cīd(ere), combining form of caedere to cut + -tus past participle suffix, with dt>s) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM recision

non·re·ci·sion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for recision

recision
/ (rɪˈsɪʒən) /

noun

the act of cancelling or rescinding; annulmentthe recision of a treaty

Word Origin for recision

C17: from Latin recīsiō, from recīdere to cut back
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