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1. The act of voiding.
2. The condition of being vacant; emptiness.
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1. (Law) an annulment, as of a contract
2. the condition of being vacant, as an office, benefice, etc
3. the act of voiding, ejecting, or evacuating
[C14: variant of avoidance]
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(ˈvɔɪd ns)

1. the act of voiding.
2. annulment, as of a contract.
3. vacancy, as of a benefice.
[1350–1400; Middle English, aph. variant of avoidance]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voidance - the act of removing the contents of somethingvoidance - the act of removing the contents of something
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
drain, drainage - emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
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