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Origin of supersedure

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; supersede + -ure

Words Nearby supersedure Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use supersedure in a sentence

  • But I appeal to them not to vote for this supersedure clause.

  • Was it not a supersedure of the old one, within the very language of the substitute for the bill which is now under consideration?

    Presidential Candidates: | D. W. Bartlett
  • Was there any provision in it which even squinted toward this notion of repeal by supersedure?

  • But, as in the case of the incandescent bulb, many a rival is now disputing the field, so that supersedure may be close at hand.

    Inventors at Work | George Iles
  • This was hard mind-work for me, but I mastered the situation and escaped supersedure and punishment.

    Biography of a Slave | Charles Thompson