Cession

The act of cession is the assignment of property to another entity. In international law it commonly refers to land transferred by treaty. Ballentine`s Law Dictionary defines cession as `a surrender; a giving up; a relinquishment of jurisdiction by a board in favor of another agency` In contrast with annexation, where property is forcibly given......
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Cession

• (n.) Concession; compliance. • (n.) The giving up or vacating a benefice by accepting another without a proper dispensation. • (n.) The voluntary surrender of a person`s effects to his creditors to avoid imprisonment. • (n.) A yielding to physical force. • (n.) A yielding, or surrender, as of property or rights, to anothe...
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cession

(from the article `annexation`) a formal act whereby a state proclaims its sovereignty over territory hitherto outside its domain. Unlike cession, whereby territory is given or ...
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cession

ceding noun the act of ceding
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Cession

Ces'sion noun [ Latin cessio , from cedere to give way: confer French Cession . See Cede .] 1. A yielding to physical force. [ Obsolete] Bacon. 2. Concession; compliance. [ Obsolete] 3. A yielding, or surrender, as of property or rights, to...
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cession

ceding; giving over.
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Cession

Contracts. Yielding up; release. France ceded Louisiana to the United States by the treaty of Paris, of April 30, 1803. Spain made a cession of East and West Florida by the treaty of February 22, 1819. Cessions have been severally made of a part of their territory by New York, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, South Carolina, North Carolina, an...
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cession

See reinsurance. The operation by which an insurance company transfers some of its risks to a reinsurance company.
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cession

the action of giving up, handing over, or 'ceding', especially territory
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cession

[n] - the act of ceding
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