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English definition of “invalidate”

invalidate

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈvæl.ɪ.deɪt/ us  
to officially stop a document, ticket, law, etc. being legally or officially acceptableProving and disproving to prove that an opinion, argument, etc. is wrongProving and disproving
invalidation
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌvæl.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Premature disclosure of the test sites might lead to invalidation of the experiment.Proving and disproving
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