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English definition of “set sth aside”

set sth aside

(LEGAL DECISION) phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
If a judge or court sets aside a previous decision or judgment, they state that it does not now have any legal effect, usually because they consider it to have been wrong: The Court of Appeal set aside his conviction.Judges and juries
(Definition of set sth aside (LEGAL DECISION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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