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rescission

noun [C or U]
 
 
/rɪˈsɪʃən/ US   /rɪˈsɪʒən/ formal LAW
the act of officially ending a law, taking back a decision, or saying that an agreement no longer exists: All investors have rescission rights. They are seeking a rescission of the merger and unspecified damages.
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