Word of the Day – Aug. 8 – Retrocede

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Verb: Retrocede (ret-roh-SEED)

Definition:

1. To go back: recede

2. To cede back (as a territory)

Sample sentence: A congressman introduced a bill to retrocede the land back to its original owner, but it was defeated.

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