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cession (SESH uhn) (s) (noun), cessions (pl)
1. The act of giving up something; such as, power, land, or rights to another person, group, or country: The law required the cession of the property to Jacob's heirs.
2. Etymology: from Old French cession, from Latin cessionem, from cess-, stem of cessare, "to yield".
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