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nullify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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nullifynul‧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]
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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.
From Longman Business Dictionarynullifynul‧li‧fy /ˈnʌlɪfaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle nullified) [transitive]1LAW to state officially that something does not have any legal force and is therefore considered not to existThe Illinois Supreme Court reversed the decision of two lower courts and nullified the publisher’s contract.2to make something lose its effect or valueThe surtax nullifies the benefit these taxpayers get from the lower, 15% tax rate.nullification noun [uncountable]Juries are being encouraged to exercise their nullification power more frequently.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
nullify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theynullify
he, she, itnullifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theynullified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave nullified
he, she, ithas nullified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad nullified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill nullify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have nullified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam nullifying
he, she, itis nullifying
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you, we, theyare nullifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas nullifying
you, we, theywere nullifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been nullifying
he, she, ithas been nullifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been nullifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be nullifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been nullifying
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