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The act of cession is the transfer of property to another entity (person, country, etc.). In international law, it commonly refers to land transferred by a treaty. It is different from annexation, where property is taken by force. Cession is voluntary or is supposed to be.

Retrocession[change | change source]

Retrocession is to return something (e.g., land) that was ceded.

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