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retrocede

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[ re-truh-seed ]
/ 藢r蓻 tr蓹藞sid /
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verb (used without object), ret路ro路ced路ed, ret路ro路ced路ing.
to go back; recede; retire.
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Origin of retrocede

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1645鈥55; <Latin retr艒c膿dere to go back, retire, equivalent to retr艒-retro- + c膿dere to go, move; see cede

OTHER WORDS FROM retrocede

ret路ro路ced路ence, nounret路ro路ces路sive [re-tre-ses-iv], /藢r蓻 tr蓻藞s蓻s 瑟v/, adjective

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retrocede2
[ re-truh-seed ]
/ 藢r蓻 tr蓹藞sid /

verb (used with object), ret路ro路ced路ed, ret路ro路ced路ing.
to cede back: to retrocede a territory.
Insurance. (of a reinsurance company) to cede (all or part of a reinsured risk) to another reinsurance company.

Origin of retrocede

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First recorded in 1810鈥20; retro- + cede

OTHER WORDS FROM retrocede

ret路ro路ced路ence, ret路ro路ces路sion [re-truh-sesh-uhn], /藢r蓻 tr蓹藞s蓻蕛 蓹n/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for retrocede

retrocede
/ (藢r蓻tr蓹蕣藞si藧d) /

verb
(tr) to give back; return
(intr) to go back or retire; recede

Derived forms of retrocede

retrocession (藢r蓻tr蓹蕣藞s蓻蕛蓹n) or retrocedence, nounretrocessive or retrocedent, adjective
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