Translation of secession in Spanish:


secesión, n.

Pronunciation: /səˈsɛʃən//sɪˈsɛʃ(ə)n/


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    secesión feminine
    separación feminine
    secession from sth separación de algo
    • A first modification allows for unilateral secession of border regions.
    • Khartoum has argued that the clause paves the way for the south's immediate secession.
    • Thus, the actual reason for the South's secession was racism.
    • However, the concern of aboriginal peoples is precipitated by the asserted right of Quebec to unilateral secession.
    • A few traders advocated secession, but most were unionists.
    • He rejected the radical branch of the party that advocated secession in defense of states' rights and slavery.
    • None of the candidates questioned Georgia's secession from the former Soviet Union.
    • In addition, perhaps as high as 40 percent of white Southerners had opposed secession.
    • All opposed secession but in the end backed the Confederacy.
    • Thus some nationalism has involved movements that aim to break up existing states, through secession or fragmentation of various forms.
    • He talks of other theories proposed by historians to explain Southern secession.
    • They threatened secession if the colony did not join the Commonwealth.
    • When the Civil War came along, this area of the South opposed secession.
    • In 1861, southern secession freed Republicans from the pressure to compromise to preserve the Union.
    • Every Indian leader has feared that if Kashmir breaks away then it could set off other movements for secession from the Indian state.
    • Texas secessionists organized lynch mobs across the state to murder anyone who opposed secession.
    • Through a moral equivalent of Civil War, we must prevent this secession from taking place.
    • There can be no such thing as a peaceable secession.
    • It could also spark further claims for secession from other ethnic groups.
    • They are likely to fear that federalism might lead to secession.