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nullify

verb
     
nul‧li‧fy past tense and past participle nullified, present participle nullifying, third person singular nullifies [transitive]
1 lawSCL to officially state that something has no legal force:
The election results were nullified because of voter fraud.
2 formal to make something lose its effect or value:
Recent inflation could nullify the economic growth of the last several years.
nullification noun [uncountable]
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