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nullify in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnullifynul‧li‧fy /ˈnʌlɪfaɪ/ verb (nullified, nullifying, nullifies) [transitive]  1 lawSCL to officially state that something has no legal force The election results were nullified because of voter fraud.2 formalVALUE#EFFECTIVE# to make something lose its effect or value syn cancel out Recent inflation could nullify the economic growth of the last several years.nullification /ˌnʌlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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nullifyThe legislation also nullifies an interpretive bulletin on ETIs issued by the Labor Department last summer.And we do know that for some gravitational reason we've yet to fathom, the absorption effect is nullified below ground-level.If this were not done, the benefit to the released debtor would be nullified by the operation of the indemnity covenant.Hall's touchdown pass was nullified by the referee.Paul ordinance nullified by the Supreme Court.Even if disease or injury does not nullify our appearance, the law of gravity will soon alter it significantly!The agency has sued to nullify the contract, claiming it was illegal.But a holding penalty on young wide receiver Iheanyi Uwaezuoke nullified the play.The judge nullified the sale of the property.The church had, of course, been put there deliberately both to use and to nullify the site of the previous religion.