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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: annuller, from Late Latin annullare, from Latin ad- 'to' + nullus 'not any'

annul

verb
     
an‧nul past tense and past participle annulled, present participle annulling [transitive often passive]
to officially state that a marriage or legal agreement no longer exists:
Their marriage was annulled last year.
annulment noun [uncountable and countable]

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