- re·scind·a·ble, adjective
- re·scind·er, noun
- re·scind·ment, noun
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How to use rescind in a sentence
After a teacher’s union sued the San Dieguito Union School District in Encinitas, school leaders rescinded their plan to fully reopen this month.North County Report: New Parents Group Pushes School Reopenings | Kayla Jimenez | January 7, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Brady led a final, heart-stopping drive, with poise that seemed almost jarring back then, and Madden rescinded his second-guess even before Adam Vinatieri’s game-winning field goal went through the uprights.NFL QBs’ second acts have often failed. As usual, Tom Brady is ready to defy the odds. | Eric Adelson | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
The growth crystallized last week, when Rivera rescinded the captaincy of quarterback Dwayne Haskins and the team voted for Young to replace him, a rare honor for a non-quarterback rookie.Chase Young’s upbringing made him a ‘crazy unusual’ leader, and Washington is already following | Sam Fortier | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
The division can address problems raised in the reports by requiring more training, requesting the dismissal of health care company employees and threatening to rescind provider contracts.They Made a Revolutionary System to Protect People With Developmental Disabilities. Now It’s Falling Apart. | by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star | December 12, 2020 | ProPublica
In October, with the Justice Department and the All Muslim Association readying for a court trial, the county board rescinded the ordinance altogether in a 4-to-3 vote.Changing Virginia county faces discrimination charges over Islamic cemetery | Antonio Olivo | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
rescind′ment; Rescis′sion, the act of rescinding: the act of annulling or repealing.
He who made the bargain had the liberty of rescinding it if he would lose more by adhering to it than by abandoning it.
Once more no attention was paid to the fraud in the sale act, or to the rescinding act of the Georgia Legislature.
Georgia's rescinding act "nipt in the bud a number of aspiring swindlers."
Three weeks later, the news of the enactment of the rescinding law was published in the New England metropolis.
British Dictionary definitions for rescind
(tr) to annul or repeal
- rescindable, adjective
- rescinder, noun
- rescindment, noun
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