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Webster 1913 Edition


Cassation

Cas-sa′tion

,
Noun.
[F.
cassation
. See
Cass
.]
The act of annulling.
A general
cassation
of their constitutions.
Motley.
Court of cassation
,
the highest court of appeal in France, which has power to quash (
Casser
) or reverse the decisions of the inferior courts.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cassation

CASSATION

,
Noun.
The act of annulling. In France there is a court of Cassation.

Definition 2022


cassation

cassation

English

Noun

cassation (plural cassations)

  1. The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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Etymology 2

From German Kassation, from Italian cassazione

Noun

cassation (plural cassations)

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

French

Etymology

From casser.

Pronunciation

Noun

cassation f (plural cassations)

  1. (law) cassation