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demiss meaning

  "demiss" in a sentence
  • /di-misˈ/ (rare)
      adjective
      Humble
      ORIGIN: L dēmittere, -missum, from down, and mittere to send

Examples

  1. The term was coined in English law to signify the immediate transfer ( Law French " demise ", " sending down [ the line of succession ] ", from Latin " demiss "-[ gender ending ], the perfect participle of " demittere ", having the same meaning ), of sovereignty and royal prerogatives to the late king or queen's successor without interregnum.

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