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n.1.See Invalid, n.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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They had come out into the great tree-planted space before the Invalides. The dome of Mansart floated ethereally above the budding trees and the long grey front of the building: drawing up into itself all the rays of afternoon light, it hung there like the visible symbol of the race's glory.
Archer knew that Madame Olenska lived in a square near one of the avenues radiating from the Invalides; and he had pictured the quarter as quiet and almost obscure, forgetting the central splendour that lit it up.
They had crossed the Place des Invalides, and were walking down one of the thoroughfares flanking the building.
The clock of the Invalides struck a quarter to twelve; the west wind bore on its moistened gusts the doleful vibration of the three strokes.
And who substituted for the ancient gothic altar, splendidly encumbered with shrines and reliquaries, that heavy marble sarcophagus, with angels' heads and clouds, which seems a specimen pillaged from the Val-de-Grâce or the Invalides? Who stupidly sealed that heavy anachronism of stone in the Carlovingian pavement of Hercandus?
Whether he finally survived that combat, and spent the remainder of his days in some Hotel des Invalides, I do not know; but I thought that his industry would not be worth much thereafter.
Ce taux invalide la consultation, pour laquelle le nombre de votes exprimes devait representer au moins 50% des inscrits.
Selon le journal le monde, un tribunal d'Ankara, en Turquie, a invalide le blocage de Twitter, mercredi 26 mars.
La Haute Cour constitutionnelle (HCC) a invalide, hier dimanche, le Conseil consultatif (le Senat) domine par les islamistes et qui assume le pouvoir legislatif en l'absence de l'Assemblee du peuple, ainsi que la commission qui a redige la Constitution, ouvrant ainsi une nouvelle periode de flou.
Ces tribunaux ont invalide recemment des listes de la formation rivale et non historique du Fatah.
Candidature invalide Cette legislation adoptee en avril par le Parlement et ratifiee par le Conseil militaire au pouvoir interdit en effet aux plus hauts responsables du regime de Hosni Moubarak, renverse l'an dernier par une revolte populaire, de se presenter aux elections.