Definition of “annul” - English Dictionary

“annul” in English

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annulverb [ T ]

uk /əˈnʌl/ us /əˈnʌl/ -ll- specialized
noun [ C or U ] uk /əˈnʌl.mənt/ us /əˈnʌl.mənt/

Judges only grant marriage annulments in exceptional circumstances.
The discovery of the election fraud has led to the annulment of 50,000 votes.

(Definition of “annul” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“annul” in American English

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annulverb [ T ]

us /əˈnʌl/ -ll- law

to announce officially a law, marriage, or other contract as no longer existing:

The contract was finally annulled.
noun [ C ] us /əˈnʌl·mənt/


You will need a court hearing to get an annulment.

(Definition of “annul” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“annul” in Business English

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annulverb [ T ]

uk /əˈnʌl/ us LAW

to state officially that something such as a law, agreement, or marriage no longer exists:

The court did not annul the sentences but ruled they should be reviewed.
We will seek an early hearing in order to get the bankruptcy annulled.

They asked for an annulment of their marriage.

(Definition of “annul” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)