Cession in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cession

the formal surrender of state rights, property, or territory

Examples of Cession in a sentence

Having been conquered by the enemy, the state had no choice but to agree to the cession of their land to the invaders.  🔊

In the United States, the cession of some rights by states is required if they want to enjoy the protection of the overarching federal system.  🔊

The cession of our rights was required by the imperial forces that swooped in and conquered our country.  🔊

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