the act of rescinding.
- non·re·scis·sion, noun
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How to use rescission in a sentence
There was to be a restitution of property, honors, and offices, and a rescission of judicial sentences.History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
First, the parties can expressly and purposely declare that a treaty shall be dissolved; this is rescission.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2) | Lassa Francis Oppenheim
And this consideration will afford a reasonable test of the cases in which fraud will warrant rescission.The Common Law | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
It is no doubt only by reason of a condition construed into the contract that fraud is a ground of rescission.The Common Law | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for rescission
the act of rescinding
law the right to have a contract set aside if it has been entered into mistakenly, as a result of misrepresentation, undue influence, etc
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