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secedeverb [I]

uk   /sɪˈsiːd/  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   /sɪsˈeʃ.ən/  us   /sɪsˈeʃ.ən/
secessionist
noun [C], adjective uk   /sɪsˈeʃ.ən.ɪst/  us   /sɪsˈeʃ.ən.ɪst/
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secedeverb [I]

 us   /sɪˈsid/
US history to decide not to continue to be part of a larger group or organization: The American Civil War began when the South seceded from the Union.
(Definition of secede from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “secede”
in Chinese (Simplified) 退出,脱离(国家或政府)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 退出,脫離(國家或政府)…
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