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- n. The person who receives transfer or cession of a personal obligation from the cedent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having surrendered the effects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Giving up; yielding.
- n. cessionaries (-riz). In Roman law, one to whom property has been assigned or conveyed; a transferee, assignee, or grantee.
From Latin cedere ("to yield"). (Wiktionary)