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verb (supercedes, superceding, superceded)
  1. (misspelling of, supersede)
    • 1491: Acta Dom. Conc.
    • : He sall í¾e payment of í¾e said vc frankis.
    • 1857: The American Law Register " On the Doctrine of Uses as an Element of our Law of Conveyances, Vol. 6, â 2/3
    • : To it a new species of conveyancing owes its origin, which dispenses with livery of seisin, and almost entirely supercedes, in practice, the employment of common law deeds.
    • 2000: Juliet Floyd & Hilary Putnam, The Journal of Philosophy " A Note on Wittgenstein"s "Notorious Paragraph" about the Godel Theorem, Vol. 97, â 11
    • : They saw themselves as providing a freestanding "ideal language" or "concept-language," what W. V. Quine has called a first-grade conceptual scheme, which in some sense supercedes ordinary language.
    • 2002: Amy Kapczynski, The Yale Law Journal " Queer Brinksmanship: Citizenship and the Solomon Wars, Vol. 112, â 3
    • : The DoD? may contend that the consolidated Solomon Amendment, passed in 1999, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 § 549, supercedes the regulations.
Etymology: From (term, superceden, lang=enm), from (term, superceder, lang=frm), from (term, supersedere, lang=la): (term, super-, , over-, lang=la) + (term, sedere, , to sit, lang=la).


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