cession cession

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of ceding

Usage(s):

  • Cession of the Saar and other Rhineland industrial areas to France; cession of East Prussia to Poland.

News

  1. Women regain lost jobs

    The slowly recovering U.S. job market has helped women rebound faster than men They've now regained all of the jobs they lost in the most recent recession. Men are still 2.1 million jobs short.
    on September 15, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  2. Women outrun men in regaining jobs

    Economists have long known that the recession hit men the hardest. "A man-cession," some have called it. Or a "she-covery."
    on September 13, 2013     Source: Long Island Business News

  3. Women outrun men in regaining jobs since recession

    The slowly recovering U.S. job market has helped women rebound faster than men: They've now regained all the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. Men are still 2.1 million jobs short. And the gender ...
    on September 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. The paragraph establishing the District reads: "The Congress shall have the power ...... to exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding 10 miles square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the...
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Mitch McConnell Source: FOXNews

  2. "The price for as peace deal with Syria is cession of the Golan Heights, there are no if's and's or but's about it," said Dichter. "Anyone who wants to make peace with Syria is, in essence, also agreeing to Israeli withdrawal from the Golan....
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Avi Dichter Source: Ynetnews

  3. Ms. Jayalalithaa said the "unilateral and arbitrary cession" of India's sovereign territory, that too without any legal or factual basis, deprived Indian fishermen of their livelihood.
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: J Jayalalithaa Source: Hindu

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