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secede

verb [I] uk   us   /sɪˈsiːd/ formal
to become independent of a country or area of government: There is likely to be civil war if the region tries to secede from the south.
secession
noun [U] uk   us   /sesˈeʃ.ən/
secessionist
noun [C], adjective uk   us   /sesˈeʃ.ən.ɪst/
Translations of “secede”
in Chinese (Traditional) 退出,脫離(國家或政府)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 退出,脱离(国家或政府)…
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