annulment

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an·nul·ment

 (ə-nŭl′mənt)
n.
1. An act of annulling.
2. The invalidation of a marriage, as for nonconsummation, effected by means of a declaration stating that the marriage was never valid.

annulment

(əˈnʌlmənt)
n
1. (Law) a formal invalidation, as of a marriage, judicial proceeding, etc
2. (Law) the act of annulling

an•nul•ment

(əˈnʌl mənt)

n.
1. an act of annulling.
2. a formal declaration that annuls a marriage.
[1485–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annulment - the state of being cancelled or annulled
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
2.annulment - (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)
breakup, dissolution - the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
dissolution of marriage - an annulment of a marriage
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.annulment - the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
derogation - (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law; "any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed"
cancellation - the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
vacation - the act of making something legally void
recall - the act of removing an official by petition
revocation - the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done; "the revocation of a law"

annulment

annulment

noun
Translations
إبْطال، إلْغاء
zrušení
annulleringannullation
érvénytelenítés
ógilding

annulment

[əˈnʌlmənt] N [of marriage] → anulación f; [of law] → revocación f, abrogación f

annulment

[əˈnʌlmənt] n [marriage] → annulation f; [law] → abrogation f; [results, election] → invalidation f

annulment

nAnnullierung f; (of law, decree, judgement also)Aufhebung f; (of contract, marriage also)Auflösung f; (of will also)Ungültigkeitserklärung f

annulment

[əˈnʌlmənt] nannullamento; (of law) → rescissione f

annul

(əˈnal) past tense, past participle anˈnulled verb
to declare (that something is) not valid and cancel (especially a marriage or legal contract).
anˈnulment noun
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