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cesser Line breaks: cess¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛsə/

Definition of cesser in English:


[mass noun] Law
Termination or cessation, especially of a period of tenure or legal liability.
Example sentences
  • The undertakings simply set the seal on cesser.
  • Moreover, it is obvious that if (as here) a fiduciary holds trust property at the cesser of his fiduciary relationship, he remains accountable for it.
  • It is apparent that the full facts regarding the cesser of management functions by L&G have yet to be explored and it is not possible to say what stage had been reached on 23 March 1992.


Mid 16th century: from Old French cesser 'cease', used as a noun.

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