cassation

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French cassation, from Latin cassō (destroy, annul)

Noun[edit]

cassation (plural cassations)

  1. The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain

Noun[edit]

cassation (plural cassations)

  1. (music) piece of instrumental music of the eighteenth century similar to the serenade, and often performed out of doors

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From casser.

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Noun[edit]

cassation f (plural cassations)

  1. (law) cassation