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English definition of “annul”

annul

verb [T] uk   /əˈnʌl/ (-ll-) specialized us  
to officially announce that something such as a law, agreement, or marriage no longer exists: His second marriage was annulled because he never divorced his first wife.Court cases, orders and decisionsEnding relationships and divorce
annulment
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
Judges only grant marriage annulments in exceptional circumstances. The discovery of the election fraud has led to the annulment of 50,000 votes.Court cases, orders and decisionsEnding relationships and divorce
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