Meaning of “null and void” in the English Dictionary

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"null and void" in British English

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null and voidadjective [ after verb ]

uk /ˌnʌl ənd ˈvɔɪd/ us /ˌnʌl ənd ˈvɔɪd/

having no legal force:

The change in the law makes the previous agreement 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 legal effect and to be considered therefore 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 longer legally accepted:

declare/make/render sth null and void A judge declared all postal votes null and void.

(Definition of “null and void” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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