Definition of retrocess in English:

retrocess

verb

Scottish Law
  • with object To reconvey a right to (a person); to restore (a person) to a former position or status. Also occasionally without object. Compare "retrocession".

Origin

Late 17th century. From classical Latin retrōcess-, past participial stem of retrōcēdere retrocede, probably after retrocession.

Pronunciation

retrocess

/ˌrɛtrə(ʊ)ˈsɛs/