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nullifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈnʌl.ɪ.faɪ/
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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.
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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.
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(Definition of nullify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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