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Meaning of RESCISSION

Pronunciation:  ri'sizhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of rescinding; (law) the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made; recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent
 

RESCISSION is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: recission
 
 See Also: cancellation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*scis"sion\ (r?-s?zh"?n), n. [L. rescissio: cf. F.
rescission. See {Rescind}.]
The act of rescinding, abrogating, annulling, or vacating;
as, the rescission of a law, decree, or judgment.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: The unmaking or undoing of a contract; repeal.
 

 

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