secede from

secede from (something or some place)

To withdraw or split off from some nation, company, organization, or other established group as an separate and independent entity. The largely autonomous region has been seeking to secede from the country for years. The king wants to secede from the alliance with France. The band of developers formed their own studio after seceding from the software company last fall.
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secede from something

to withdraw from something. Which was the first state to secede from the Union? We do not want to secede from the organization, but we will if we must.
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"Yerevan also repeatedly claimed that the secession of Nagorno-Karabakh from Azerbaijan was possible due to the Law of the USSR 'On the Procedures for Resolving Questions Related to the Secession of Union Republics from the USSR' of 3 April 1990, according to which in case of implementation by any Soviet republic the secession procedure, an autonomous entity would also acquire a right to decide independently whether to secede from or stay within the Soviet.
If it is abrogated with the exception and modification of its Clause (1) (c) so as to directly apply Article 1 of the Constitution of India to Kashmir, Kashmir will get merged with India because in that case all the other Articles of Indian Constitution will apply to Kashmir automatically which were otherwise applied indirectly in 1954 through a Presidential Constitution Order under Article 370.However, if Article 370 is abrogated in toto, not only will Article 370 get abrogated, but also Article 1 and all the other Articles of the Constitution of India in their application to Kashmir will get abrogated and, consequently Kashmir will secede from the Union of India.So under Article 370 of Indian Constitution, Kashmir still has the option of secession or merger.
In California, most secession efforts have focused on a part of the state seeking to secede from California, rather than taking the state out of the Union.
California is far from the first to attempt to secede from its larger whole.
News website, KCRA also reported that protesters in the state of California called for the state to secede from the United State.
Last year, preparations for holding a referendum on whether to secede from Iraq were postponed when the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attacked the region and edged closer to Arbil, the KRG's regional capital, before being rolled back by the US-led coalition's air strikes.
I URGE every reader of this paper to sign the online petition "Allow the North of England to secede from the UK & join Scotland" on I do not agree with the secession of Scotland or the tactics of SNP radicals.
However, I am not demanding to secede from Scotland.
It is probably hard for Americans to understand why Scotland did not secede from the UK.
Were we to see issues in a similar negative vein advanced in relation to Mr Cameron''''s referendum in the United Kingdom as to whether we should secede from the European Union we would be forgiven for thinking that the writer had a bad case of " the black dog" all doom and gloom and legitimately discounted the facetious nature of the arguments.
The state of Jefferson charade resurfaced a few hours' drive down Interstate 5, when the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 this month to secede from California.
And on a White House website, a flurry of post-election petitions have been filed by all 50 states asking for permission to secede from the Union.
As a native Texan, I frequently end up dispelling the myth about Texas' special ability to secede from the United States.
11 ( ANI ): Texas is waiting for President Barack Obama's reaction to a petition demanding it be allowed to secede from the United States, and they might have to continue waiting.
Catalonia is toying with a notion to secede from Spain.