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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Surrender of possessions or rights to others.

Usage examples (33)
  • Thus we are again brought round to our vital issue, that of the amount and kind of cession of sovereignty required for an effective
  • Although this act of "cession" was clearly unlawful, any objections were summarily ignored, overruled or dispatched by the bully power of the U.S.
  • So will the Great Re-cession end in an anti-climax?
  • For the above cession the United States for the benefit of the for more
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  • Another word that sounds like cession is session.
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