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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.
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annulment

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

(əˈnʌl mənt)

n.
1. an act of annulling.
2. a formal declaration that annuls a marriage.
[1485–95]
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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
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"
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annulment

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annulment

noun
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Translations
إبْطال، إلْغاء
zrušení
annulleringannullation
érvénytelenítés
ógilding

annulment

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

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

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

[əˈnʌlmənt] nannullamento; (of law) → rescissione f
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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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They also noted that Presidential Decree 1083 recognizes the nullity of marriage and divorce under the Shari'ah law, according to the Qur'an.
For example, when a prospective client approaches a lawyer asking for help in obtaining a declaration of nullity of marriage, the lawyer must ask: Is the prospective client trapped in what is really a void marriage, in which case he or she must be helped?
Raphiel was ordered suspended for six months pending investigation of the administrative complaints he is facing over nullity of marriage cases that he handled.
nullity of marriage cannot be reconciled with that legislation.
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Proponents said that, although current laws allow legal separation, declaration of a nullity of marriage and annulment, none of these options address the needs of the majority of couples who are searching for freedom from each other.
* Authorizing bishops to act as sole judge in an abbreviated process in cases where neither spouse is contesting the annulment and nullity of marriage is manifest.
One such problem faced by readers is the recent news about the Supreme Court deciding that a "divorce" granted by an Ecclesiastical Tribunal is not valid in the eyes of the Civil Law, and, therefore, a Catholic who has obtained a declaration of nullity of marriage cannot be married validly in a secular Court, without first getting a divorce in a secular Court.
First, for the canonization of the two Palestinian saints last May, and subsequently for the Synod of Bishops on the Family, to which I had the joy of participating; for the Motu Proprio simplifying the process for the nullity of marriage; for the historic Bilateral Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Palestine; and finally for his encyclical "Laudato Si" on major issues for our planet and humanity, the care for our common home, for creation and protection of the environment.
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"Reconciliation and Choice of Grounds in the Introduction of Cases of Nullity of Marriage in the Context of Syro-Malabar Church: An Analysis of CCEO Cans.