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diriment

(ˈdɪrɪmənt)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (of an impediment to marriage in canon law) totally invalidating
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) rare nullifying
[C19: from Latin dirimēns separating, from Latin dirimere to part, from dis-1 + emere to obtain]
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Augustine--that currently it is not a diriment impediment to marriage, as canon 1088 lists exhaustively the vows that impede marriage, and impediments may not be multiplied by any authority lower than the Supreme Authority (can.
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