Definition of antecession in English:

antecession

noun

rare
  • The action, condition, or fact of preceding; precedence, priority.

Origin

Early 17th century. From classical Latin antecēssiōn-, antecēssiō action of going forward or in front, what precedes or leads up to a thing from antecēss-, past participial stem of antecēdere + -iō.

Pronunciation

antecession

/ˌantɪˈsɛʃn/