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se·cede  audio  (s-sd) KEY 

intr.v.
se·ced·ed, se·ced·ing, se·cedes
To withdraw formally from membership in an organization, association, or alliance.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin scdere, to withdraw : s-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + cdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots


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