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void

noun [C]  /vɔɪd/ us  

void noun [C] (EMPTY SPACE)

a space with nothing in it: Some parents use television to fill the void they have created by not spending enough time with their kids, he said.

void

adjective [not gradable]  /vɔɪd/ us  

void adjective [not gradable] (UNACCEPTABLE)

having no legal authority and therefore unacceptable: The original version of her will was declared void.

void

verb [T]  /vɔɪd/ us  

void verb [T] (MAKE UNACCEPTABLE)

to remove the legal force from an agreement or contract: I’ll just void the check and pay you in cash.
Translations of “void”
in Spanish nulo, vacío (de)…
in French nul, vide de…
in German nichtig, ohne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空洞, 空間, 空白…
in Russian недействительный, не имеющий силы…
in Turkish geçersiz, hükümsüz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空洞, 空间, 空白…
in Polish nieważny…
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