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cassation

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Etymology 1

From French cassation, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] casso (destroy, annul)

Noun

Singular
cassation

Plural
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cassation ({{{1}}})
  1. The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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Etymology 2

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Noun

Singular
cassation

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

French

Noun

cassation f. (plural cassations)

  1. breaking; quashing; noun form of casser (to break).

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