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It's merriam Webster's word of the day for June twenty six. Today's podcast is sponsored by britannicas guardians of history and adventure awaits at the sound of your voice guardians of history, takes you on top secret missions into the past to save time from unraveling explore historical worlds. Learn about past civilizations and interact. With characters who influenced them simply say Alexa, install guardians of history or okay? Google open guardians of history to play today. Today's word is supersede spelled. S. U. P. E. R. S E, D, E supersede is a verb. That means to cause to be set aside. It can also mean to force out of use as inferior or to take the place or position of supersede can also mean to displace in favor of another. Here's the word used in a sentence from the York, daily record by Jim McClure this park, also supersedes, what must have been the world's cleverest playground attend. Foot high fort made of telephone poles or logs up the hill at rocky ridge park, the word supersede, ultimately derives from the Latin verb super cetera meaning to sit on top of to be superior to or to refrain from but it came to us through Scott's middle English where it was used in the sense of to defer. It will come as no surprise that modern English speakers can be confused about how to spell this word it, sometimes turns up as supersede spelt with a. C. S. U. P. E. R. C. E D E. In fact, some of the earliest records of the word in English show at spelled with a c the S spelling has been the dominant choice since the fifteen hundreds, and while both spellings can be etymologically justified supersede with an S is now regarded as the correct version with your word of the day. I'm peter. Sokolow. S-k-y. Visit Marian Webster dot com today for definitions wordplay and trending word look ups.

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