Meaning of SCISSION in English



Pronunciation: ' si-zh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English (Sc) scissione, from Late Latin scission-, scissio, from Latin scindere

Date: 15th century

1 : a division or split in a group or union : SCHISM

2 : an action or process of cutting, dividing, or splitting : the state of being cut, divided, or split

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