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"invalidate" in British English

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(Definition of invalidate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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invalidateverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈvæl·ɪˌdeɪt/
to make something not ​true, or to make something ​unacceptable: A few ​minorfactualerrors should not invalidate the ​theory.
(Definition of invalidate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"invalidate" in Business English

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invalidateverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈvælɪdeɪt/
to ​officiallystop a ​document, ​contract, etc. being ​legally or ​officially acceptable: If you do not go to an ​approved garage, you are likely to invalidate a ​warranty on a new ​car.
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invalidation
noun [U]
The ​errorled to the invalidation of American scores on an ​internationaltest.
(Definition of invalidate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “invalidate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使无效, 使作废, 证明(观点、论点等)错误…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使無效, 使作廢, 證明(觀點、論點等)錯誤…
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