cession vs session

cession session


  • 1) That which is ceded. Insurance: (part of) a risk which is transferred from one actor to another.
  • 2) The giving up of rights, property etc. which one is entitled to.
  • 3) Something, such as territory, that is ceded.
  • 4) A ceding or surrendering, as of territory to another country by treaty.
  • 5) obsolete A yielding to physical force.
  • 6) (Eccl. Law) The giving up or vacating a benefice by accepting another without a proper dispensation.
  • 7) A yielding, or surrender, as of property or rights, to another person; the act of ceding.
  • 8) (Civil Law) The voluntary surrender of a person's effects to his creditors to avoid imprisonment.
  • 9) obsolete Concession; compliance.
  • 10) the act of ceding
  • 11) In civil law, a voluntary surrender of a person's effects to his creditors to avoid imprisonment. See cessio bonorum.
  • 12) Eccles., the leaving of one benefice in consequence of accepting another, the incumbent not having a dispensation entitling him to hold both.
  • 13) A yielding to physical force or impulse.
  • 14) The act of yielding or giving way; concession.
  • 15) The act of ceding, yielding, or surrendering, as territory, property, or rights; a giving up, resignation, or surrender.


  • 1) cricket Any of the three scheduled two hour playing sessions, from the start of play to lunch, from lunch to tea and from tea to the close of play.
  • 2) computing The sequence of interactions between client and server, or between user and system; the period during which a user is logged in or connected.
  • 3) A meeting of a council, court, or legislative body to conduct its business.
  • 4) A period devoted to a particular activity.
  • 5) A series of such meetings.
  • 6) A meeting of a legislative or judicial body for the purpose of transacting business.
  • 7) The part of a year or of a day during which a school holds classes.
  • 8) The term or duration of time that is taken by such a series of meetings.
  • 9) A period of time devoted to a specific activity.
  • 10) (Eng.Law) See under Quarter.
  • 11) The actual sitting of a court, council, legislature, etc., or the actual assembly of the members of such a body, for the transaction of business.
  • 12) the supreme civil court of Scotland.
  • 13) Archaic The act of sitting, or the state of being seated.
  • 14) Hence, also, the time, period, or term during which a court, council, legislature, etc., meets daily for business; or, the space of time between the first meeting and the prorogation or adjournment; thus, a session of Parliaments is opened with a speech from the throne, and closed by prorogation. The session of a judicial court is called a term.
  • 15) the lowest court in the Presbyterian Church, composed of the pastor and a body of elders elected by the members of a particular church, and having the care of matters pertaining to the religious interests of that church, as the admission and dismission of members, discipline, etc.
  • 16) [Eng.] sittings held by justices of the peace.
  • 17) a meeting devoted to a particular activity
  • 18) a meeting for execution of a group's functions
  • 19) the time during which a school holds classes
  • 20) The sitting together of a body of individuals for the transaction of business; the sitting of a court, academic body, council, legislature, etc., or the actual assembly of the members of these or any similar body for the transaction of business: as, the court is now in session (that is, the members are assembled for business).
  • 21) Eccles., the lowest court of the Presbyterian Church, composed of the pastor and ruling or lay elders of the local church.
  • 22) The time, space, or term during which a court, council, legislature, or the like meets daily for business, or transacts business regularly without breaking up.
  • 23) The act of sitting, or the state of being seated: now rare except in the specific theological sense of Christ's sitting or enthronement at the right hand of God the Father. Also assession.
  • 24) plural In law, a sitting of justices in court, originally, as in England, upon commission: as, the sessions of oyer and terminer. See oyer.


  • 1) Of this her Government has been repeatedly apprised, and the cession was the more to have been anticipated as Spain must have known that in ceding it she would likewise relieve herself from the important obligation secured by the treaty of 1795 and all other compromitments respecting it.
  • 2) The Indians at Detroit who made the cession were the Ojibways, Hurons, Ottawas and
  • 3) More reserved, more dignified, in the reserve of developed womanhood, her cession was the more gracious and wonderful.
  • 4) The history of the early years following the cession is a sad record of violence and general lawlessness among the white inhabitants, and of deplorable Indian troubles.
  • 5) Thus we are again brought round to our vital issue, that of the amount and kind of cession of sovereignty required for an effective
  • 6) Although this act of "cession" was clearly unlawful, any objections were summarily ignored, overruled or dispatched by the bully power of the U.S.
  • 7) The U.S. government would then ‘reluctantly’ pressure the Indian tribes into another cession of land.
  • 8) Nor did Wilson propose a wholesale cession of American sovereignty to the new body.
  • 9) They could not depend on the English after the latter interpreted the Treaty of Lancaster in 1744 as an Iroquois cession of the Ohio Country.
  • 10) ‘If there was a special cessions protection, each cession of $2m would go to that treaty and the vertical limit of $5m would not matter; there would be no accumulations.’
  • 11) ‘Article One was meaningful in 1840, both as a mark of consent and formal cession, and to signify to other colonial powers that this patch was taken, but it's difficult to see its relevance now in anything but a historical sense.’
  • 12) ‘When Germany invaded Poland in September 1939 the territory was briefly occupied by German troops, before its cession to Russia pursuant to the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact.’
  • 13) ‘But it's become pretty conspicuous since WWII, and became entrenched with the unconstitutional cession of power to the President in the War Powers Act.’
  • 14) ‘In April 1899, a coaling station was built in Pago Pago harbor by the U. S. Navy, and in February 1900, a deed of cession was negotiated with Tutuila chiefs by Naval Commander B.F. Tilley.’
  • 15) ‘It was the first in a long series of treaties that ceded tribal land to the United States; with each cession, the tribe was guaranteed unending ownership of their remaining land.’
  • 16) ‘The Agenais was an important wine-growing area and its cession further strengthened the rapidly developing commercial links between Bordeaux and London.’
  • 17) ‘During the Hundred Days in 1810, the British once more occupied the island, but, in spite of its cession to Sweden by the treaty of 1813 and a French invasion in 1814, they did not withdraw till 1816.’
  • 18) ‘Although the San Juans had first been prospected by trespassers on Ute lands, it was not until after the 1874 cession of the San Juans via the Brunot Treaty that serious prospecting was undertaken in what would become the Telluride area.’
  • 19) ‘Consequently, although now out of order and, as a treaty of cession, of a different character, the Walla Walla Treaty became the first legal step in addressing and altering this situation.’
  • 20) ‘Strategically speaking, the Florida cession closed a vulnerable point in American coastal defenses.’
  • 21) ‘Most Chickasaws settled primarily in three or four towns in the fertile BlackBelt Prairie (approximately 70 km east of Oxford) throughout most of the historic period before cession.’
  • 22) ‘The cession of Louisiana to Spain may be explained in this light, for Anglo-American ambitions beyond the Mississippi were already clear and it was hoped that Spain, with contiguous possessions, could better resist them than France.’
  • 23) ‘Outside this geographical core were many different types of attached or dependent territories, where links with the UK originated in migrations of peoples of British stock, or in variations of conquest or cession.’
  • 24) ‘A decade after Quebec's failed referendum on cession from the rest of Canada, people in the French-speaking province are once again fired up about the possibility of going their own way.’
  • 25) ‘But it did not cede Taiwan because among legal experts, there is a consensus that cession requires the stipulation of both donor and recipient.’
  • 26) ‘The cession of Hong Kong, which Palmerston had never wanted, was no substitute for the opening of more ports to trade.’
  • 27) ‘Its task was to ratify not only the annexation of the new territories, but the cession of Nice and Savoy, which had been decided by treaty on 24 March 1860 and endorsed, under the eyes of French troops, by plebiscite.’
  • 28) ‘The victors imposed a hard treaty which included the payment by China of a war indemnity and the cession to Japan of the Manchurian territory around Port Arthur.’


  • 1) She was spending all her time rushing from one photo session to the next.
  • 2) Hannah was sanity, tenderness, comfort: Susie irritation and unhealthy ob session.
  • 3) He'd have to take a stern line with her in their next supervision session.
  • 4) A two-day mini-meeting on the special topic of Biological Anthropology (April 26-27) will include four symposia, a platform session, and a poster session¬, all designed to shed light on cranial and postcranial functional anatomy, adaptations in soft-tissue anatomy and fossil evidence for human evolution.
  • 5) #get the session data back out again during some other request my % session; tie % session, 'Apache:: session:: MySQL', $id; validate ($session {visa_number});
  • 6) #get the session id for later use my $id = $session {_session_id};
  • 7) In Nicaragua, classes are in session from the end of January until November.
  • 8) However, although the term session is associated in the popular mind with annual terms, it is simply not hardwired into the Constitution.
  • 9) The text accompany the session is the Square Notes Workbook, an immensely useful yet simple text readily available from Angelus Press
  • 10) Why waste my tax dollars when the session is adjourned? — martie
  • 11) Derek Powazek reports from a panel at SXSW where a representative from the MPAA faced down an audience of geeks who called her to account for the MPAA's war on its customers and on technology; the session is also available as an MP3.
  • 12) At earlier councils all the meetings of the Fathers were called indiscriminately sessiones or actiones, but since Constance the term session has been restricted to the solemn meetings at which the final votes are given while all meetings for the purpose of consultation or provisory voting are termed congregations.
  • 13) My title session was about "The marvelous Flex 4" - 40 big changes in Flex 4 to learn it.
  • 14) ‘After voting, they returned to their plenary sessions to discuss party business.’
  • 15) ‘It was a small, intimate gathering and some delegates chose to skip the sessions to make business deals.’
  • 16) ‘Council passed a motion that further questions on the sessions not be discussed again at council meetings.’
  • 17) ‘Purvanov and Ciampi will attend the closing session of a Bulgarian-Italian business forum.’
  • 18) ‘President Danny Terry conducted this session of the business meeting.’
  • 19) ‘Final determination shall be made by delegates at the business session of the annual NACTA conference.’
  • 20) ‘The members were very impressed with all the programs and the professional manner in which the sessions were conducted.’
  • 21) ‘Two sessions were conducted at a meeting of general internists.’
  • 22) ‘Additional information will be provided during the special sessions to be conducted at this Annual Meeting and in the fall.’
  • 23) ‘Yes, there are a lot of speeches and meetings at the U.N., especially during the annual sessions of the General Assembly.’
  • 24) ‘At the annual session of the General Assembly in September 2002, he began an effort to win its support for the war and never succeeded.’
  • 25) ‘In a plenary session of the National Assembly, 209 out of 266 who cast ballots voted to override the veto, while 54 voted against it.’
  • 26) ‘Akbar said the House's endorsement of the 45 candidates was a three-stage process, including a plenary session of the legislative body.’
  • 27) ‘Sources said there was a proposal to conduct a plenary session of the AICC in May or June next year and complete organisational elections in all the states before that deadline.’
  • 28) ‘Conducting the session was the president himself.’
  • 29) ‘The officials were conducting a special session of Parliament to discuss crime fighting measures at the time of the protest.’
  • 30) ‘The new rules seek tougher penalties for legislators who absent themselves from a hearing, a session or a deliberation on a bill.’
  • 31) ‘A garden party for the members was held in the afternoon, followed by the first session of business.’
  • 32) ‘Before we begin, I want to say a word about how we intend to conduct the session.’
  • 33) ‘Members can address questions or issues during open forum sessions held during every meeting of Provincial Council.’
  • 34) ‘This would clear the way for it to go to the Lords before the end of the parliamentary session in the autumn.’
  • 35) ‘Peers will be given two days to debate the measure, which has to be passed before the parliamentary session finishes next month.’
  • 36) ‘The announcement from Lord Goldsmith came in a written statement slipped to the House of Lords on the last day of the parliamentary session.’
  • 37) ‘On the political side of gay issues, a motion passed last week in the House of Commons to extend the parliamentary session for a few more days to pass additional legislation.’
  • 38) ‘Filled with enthusiasm, the parliamentary chairman used to explain in the first days of the parliamentary sessions that he does not want security guards and a Mercedes.’
  • 39) ‘And whatever the gallery does in between parliamentary sessions it is clearly not the study of official reports and policy.’
  • 40) ‘But it is clear that Tony Abbott has opened the door on this issue in his bid to get the Democrats across the line by the end of the Parliamentary session on the fourth of December.’
  • 41) ‘Should we not put an end to the legislative ping-pong at the end of the parliamentary session by curbing the powers of the Lords and improving scrutiny in the Commons?’
  • 42) ‘With limited time left until the end of the parliamentary session in November, the bill may be squeezed out by higher priorities.’
  • 43) ‘Council officers fear that if it is not cleared before the end of the Parliamentary session in November, it is likely to be lost.’
  • 44) ‘The law was to have been passed during the parliamentary session which ended last Monday.’
  • 45) ‘The teaching session lasted approximately two hours and involved two gynaecology teaching associates teaching four students.’
  • 46) ‘You may need additional childcare as most preschools operate three-hour sessions, with normal school holidays of around 13 weeks a year.’
  • 47) ‘Thankfully, none of our senior house officers and registrars seemed to notice it during the teaching session that afternoon.’
  • 48) ‘I simply wanted the teaching session to finish earlier.’
  • 49) ‘I went along to a training session community activists had organised to help migrants who must live in the skyscrapers' shadows.’
  • 50) ‘All are welcome to attend either training session given by a fully qualified instructor.’
  • 51) ‘We've asked the gym if they will run more children's activity sessions.’
  • 52) ‘It will include a variety of activities and information sessions.’
  • 53) ‘If you don't have that much time, two 10-minute aerobic activity sessions will benefit you almost as much.’
  • 54) ‘The remaining laboratory sessions were dedicated to activities such as forage analysis and pasture allocation.’
  • 55) ‘Each of the men is involved in at least two physical activity sessions per week.’
  • 56) ‘She undertook many activities and therapy sessions with children but none ever made any allegation of abuse to her.’
  • 57) ‘The viewing session was a stand-alone activity and did not include any post-viewing discussion or writing.’
  • 58) ‘The company developed the play over a three-month period through intense workshop sessions.’
  • 59) ‘Prayer sessions, conducted on Thursday evenings, moved to full Sunday service and later an extensive ministry.’
  • 60) ‘Printmaking has come to the Mid West with Perth printmaking instructor Vicki O'Shea conducting several sessions this week.’
  • 61) ‘Rehearsals and training in question-and-answer sessions are being conducted at different locations around the Naval Base.’
  • 62) ‘The Filipino Youth Alliance will be conducting outreach sessions in local schools in British Columbia.’
  • 63) ‘He was in the city on Wednesday, to conduct a reading session and to launch the paperback edition of his debut book.’
  • 64) ‘Today we extend a warm welcome to Bridget O'Gorman who will conduct a reflexology session with the group.’
  • 65) ‘Mr McGrath said a storytelling session would be conducted by Geraldton Regional Library staff to entertain children.’
  • 66) ‘The workout session is conducted outside Chaos Clothing, Jones's retail clothing business in south Minneapolis.’
  • 67) ‘Counselling sessions will be conducted at the Centre every Tuesday evening.’
  • 68) ‘In a laughter club, many members are encouraged to conduct the sessions.’
  • 69) ‘Some were just out-takes from studio sessions that I just thought were funny and/or apt.’
  • 70) ‘After three years and an excruciating studio session, Our Lady Peace are back.’
  • 71) ‘If I could have been at a recording session, it would have been with Miles Davis.’
  • 72) ‘Gone are the days when huge dance floor fillers are created in four-hour drug-fuelled studio sessions.’
  • 73) ‘I had been doing record sessions in Nashville with the old A-Team guys, like Grady Martin and Floyd Kramer.’
  • 74) ‘Mr White believes this triggered a downward spiral fuelled by heavy drinking sessions.’
  • 75) ‘After a heavy drinking session, a man went to his girlfriend's house and found he had been locked out.’
  • 76) ‘To make matters worse we drifted into a heavy drinking session.’
  • 77) ‘He then defined binge drinking as consuming four pints in one session.’
  • 78) ‘Apparently she joined the festivities at the Pattaya Bike weekend and engaged in a heavy drinking session.’
  • 79) ‘We've organised a heavy drinking session for the weekend already.’
  • 80) ‘Lowe attacked his father at the family home in Walkden, following a heavy drinking session in October 2003.’
  • 81) ‘It was a heavy drinking session that led to unprotected sex.’
  • 82) ‘A heavy drinking session ended with one of a group of young friends collapsing in a spa bath after mixing drugs and alcohol, an inquest was told.’
  • 83) ‘The court heard that Wood's flat was a regular venue for heavy drinking sessions, and that Mr Robinson and Ms Bulmer were living there temporarily.’
  • 84) ‘In early September, after a binge drinking session, he collapsed in the street and was rushed by ambulance to York Hospital where he was treated and discharged.’
  • 85) ‘Both had done all the right things, the family said - they stayed together, avoided heavy drinking sessions, and kept their distance from local youths.’
  • 86) ‘Gardner may have sunk a few pints in an afternoon drinking session with his brother, but the freelance chef and occasional actor isn't a serial killer plotting the disposal of his latest victim.’
  • 87) ‘Meanwhile the usual Friday night session continues in Perry's village tavern each Friday night.’
  • 88) ‘And it's a lot healthier than saving your quota up for binge sessions at the end of the week.’
  • 89) ‘This is a nocturnal distraction to accompany the bored army's vodka sessions.’
  • 90) ‘But, the inquest heard, after a long drinking session, which went on and off from 4pm to 2am, Mr Clarke decided to drive back to York.’
  • 91) ‘One morning sore-headed from a Sunday drinking session, he was making up the children's packed lunches and saw pure fear in the eyes of his nine-year-old son.’
  • 92) ‘A party or drinking session was held in the area because it was littered with lager cans, empty bottles and even the remains of a bag of coal.’
  • 93) ‘The court was told she did not cooperate with the police or council and was herself involved in heavy drinking sessions.’

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