scission

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

scission (plural scissions)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Old French, from Late Latin scissio, scissionem, from Latin scindere.

Noun[edit]

scission f (plural scissions)

  1. schism

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