strike sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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strike sth down

US specialized
phrasal verb with strike uk   us   /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
to ​rule that a ​law is ​illegal and should not be ​obeyed: The ​courtsstruck down ​localsegregationlaws because they ​violated the ​federalconstitution.
(Definition of strike sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strike sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 裁定非法(规定某一法律条文非法,不应遵守)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裁定非法(規定某一法律條文非法,不應遵守)…
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