Definitions for rescindrɪˈsɪnd
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revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
To repeal, annul, or declare void; to take (something such as a rule or contract) out of effect.
The agency will rescind the policy because many people are dissatisfied with it.
Origin: From the rescindo, from re- + scindo.
to cut off; to abrogate; to annul
specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal; as, to rescind a law, a resolution, or a vote; to rescind a decree or a judgment
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have therefore decided that the university will rescind Mr. Cosby’s honorary degree.
The one thing good about executive orders : The new president, if he comes in -- boom, first day, first hour, first minute, you can rescind that.
The lack of accountability in these cases stands in stark contrast to disciplinary actions taken against VA whistleblowers, the VA has attempted to fire or suspend whistleblowers for minor indiscretions and, often, for activity directly related to the employee's whistleblowing. While OSC has worked with VA headquarters to rescind the disciplinary actions in these cases, the severity of the initial punishments chills other employees from stepping forward to report concerns.
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- außer Kraft setzen, aufheben, erklären, annullieren, machen, widerrufenGerman
- cancelar, anular, rescindirSpanish
- peruuttaa, kumota, mitätöidäFinnish
- ógilda, nema úr gildi, rifta, fella úr gildiIcelandic
- annuleren, terugtrekken, herroepenDutch
- cofnąć, anulowaćPolish
- аннулировать, расторгнуть, расторгатьRussian
- ogiltigförklara, upphäva, återkallaSwedish
- анулювати, скасуватиUkrainian
- منسوخ کر دیناUrdu
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