supersedere

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

supersedere (plural supersederes)

  1. (law) A creditor's voluntary surcease of personal execution in behalf of a debtor.
    • 1816, Sir Walter Scott, The Antiquary, Oxford University Press, 2002, p.406:
      Mr Sweepclean, secede paulisper, or, in your own language, grant us a supersedere of diligence for five minutes.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

supersedēre

  1. present active infinitive of supersedeō