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Meaning of SUPERSESSION

Pronunciation:  `soopur'seshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  act of replacing one person or thing by another especially one held to be superior
 

SUPERSESSION is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: supersedure
 
 See Also: replacement, replacing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`per*ses"sion\, n. [Cf. OF. supersession. See
{Supersede}.]
The act of superseding, or the state of being superseded;
supersedure.

      The general law of diminishing return from land would
      have undergone, to that extent, a temporary
      supersession.                            --J. S. Mill.

 

 

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