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Meaning of “null and void” in the English Dictionary

"null and void" in British English

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null and voidadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /ˌnʌl.əndˈvɔɪd/
having no ​legalforce: The ​change in the ​law makes the ​previousagreement null and ​void. The ​election was ​declared null and ​void.
(Definition of null and void from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"null and void" in American English

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null and voidadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnʌl ən ˈvɔɪd/ law
(of an ​agreement or ​contract) having no ​legaleffect and to be ​consideredtherefore as if it did not ​exist
(Definition of null and void from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"null and void" in Business English

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null and voidadjective [not before noun]

uk   us   (also null)
LAW no ​longerlegallyaccepted: declare/make/render sth null and void A ​judgedeclared all ​postalvotes null and ​void.
(Definition of null and void from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “null and void”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无法律效力的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無法律效力的…
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