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I used the spelling of supercede on my spelling test today and my teacher said it was wrong. I thought it was really spelled like that. Whats the correct spelling of it?
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Supersede.

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  • paul answered 12 months ago
    Supercede comes from the same Latin root as intercede, cessation etc
    SuperSede is a new dumb Americanism
    Who prints the dictionaries these days? Check an English dictionary!!
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  • gern blanston answered 6 days ago
    supersede has superseded supercede
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  • therock316_2001 answered 6 years ago
    they are both right

    Supercede has occurred as a spelling variant of supersede since the 17th century, and it is common in current published writing. It continues, however, to be widely regarded as an error.

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  • Milo answered 5 months ago
    If supersede is a dumb Americanism, then the O.E.D must be edited by dumb Americans. Which is news to me.
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  • patticharron answered 6 years ago
    It is supersede. The other spelling is archaic and no longer acceptable.

    The best place to verify spelling is in a dictionary:

    http://www.dictionary.com

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  • Ben Ella answered 6 months ago
    supersede is to take a place of; to replace or supplant. authority,but supercede means same changed since 17 th century
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  • Darryl answered 7 months ago
    How can it be supersede when it's precede?
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  • Ghengis answered 6 years ago
    Superseed.
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    I used the spelling of supercede on my spelling test today and my teacher said it was wrong. I thought it was really spelled like that. Whats the correct spelling of it?
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