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void

1 noun
     
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void1 [singular]
1 a feeling of great sadness that you have when someone you love dies or when something is taken from you:
Running the business helped to fill the void after his wife died.
2 a situation in which something important or interesting is needed or wanted, but does not exist:
The amusement park will fill a void in this town, which has little entertainment for children.
3DN literary an empty area of space where nothing exists:
She looked over the cliff into the void.

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