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void

noun [C]  us   /vɔɪd/

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]  us   /vɔɪd/

void adjective [not gradable] (UNACCEPTABLE)

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

void

verb [T]  us   /vɔɪd/

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.
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