scission

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Middle English and Old French from Late Latin scissio, from Latin scindere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scission ‎(plural scissions)

  1. the act of division, separation, cutting or severing
  2. cleavage

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

scission f ‎(plural scissions)

  1. schism