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English definition of “strike down something”

strike down something

phrasal verb with strike    /strɑɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle struck  /strʌk/)
(of a court ) to decide that a law or rule is illegal and should be ignored : The court struck down the law on the grounds that it was unconstitutional .
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