nullify Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “nullify” in the English Dictionary

"nullify" in British English

See all translations

nullifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈnʌl.ɪ.faɪ/
formal to make a ​legalagreement or ​decision have no ​legalforce: The ​statedeathpenaltylaw was nullified in 1977. to ​cause something to have no ​value or ​effect: All my hard ​work was nullified when I ​lost my ​notes.
(Definition of nullify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nullify" in American English

See all translations

nullifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈnʌl·əˌfɑɪ/
to ​cause an ​agreement or ​result to be no ​longereffective or ​consider it as not ​existing: The ​referee nullified the ​goal.
(Definition of nullify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nullify" in Business English

See all translations

nullifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈnʌlɪfaɪ/
LAW to make a ​legalagreement or decision no ​longer have any ​legalforce: The ​airlinewants to nullify ​employees' ​contracts if no ​settlement is ​reached.
to cause something to have no ​value or ​effect: A ​suit has been ​filed against the ​directors, ​charging them with conspiring to nullify a ​shareholdervote. The US ​stated that any ​reductions in greenhouse ​gases by the West must not be nullified byincreasedemissions from ​developingnations.
nullification
noun [U]
(Definition of nullify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of nullify?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More