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annulverb [T]

uk   /əˈnʌl/ us   /əˈnʌl/ -ll- specialized
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.
annulment
noun [C or U] uk   /əˈnʌl.mənt/ us   /əˈnʌl.mənt/
Judges only grant marriage annulments in exceptional circumstances. The discovery of the election fraud has led to the annulment of 50,000 votes.
(Definition of annul from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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annulverb [T]

us   /əˈnʌl/ -ll- law
to announce officially a law, marriage, or other contract as no longer existing: The contract was finally annulled.
annulment
noun [C] us   /əˈnʌl·mənt/
law You will need a court hearing to get an annulment.
(Definition of annul from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"annul" in Business English

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annulverb [T]

uk   /əˈnʌl/ us   LAW
to state officially that something such as a law, agreement, or marriage no longer exists: The court did not annul the sentences but ruled they should be reviewed. We will seek an early hearing in order to get the bankruptcy annulled.
annulment
noun [C or U]
They asked for an annulment of their marriage.
(Definition of annul from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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