annulling annulling

Definition(s):

  1. (v) declare invalid
  2. (v) cancel officially

Usage(s):

  1. He points out that an official could drop a flag for a holding penalty, conveniently annulling a touchdown.
  2. The Pope exhibited elaborate impartiality in the case by once annulling a session of Cardinals, causing them to deliberate more carefully.
  3. Last December, the Vatican came to their aid by annulling the Countess' previous marriage, without stating grounds.

News

  • Kyrgyzstan Sends A Signal About Manas, But What Is It Saying?

    So now that Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev has signed the law annulling the agreement with the U.S. to host the Manas air base, what's the future of the base? It's still not clear that the law will have any legal impact, as the date it specifies for the U.S. departure was the date that the current agreement was supposed to expire anyway. While the law seems an obvious political signal ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

Quotes

  1. "Regarding the presidential elections, I want to recall that we fully agree with annulling the results of the election masquerade, which we had called on people to boycott from the very beginning," the council leader, Maryam Rajavi, said in a...
    on Jun 20, 2009 By: Maryam Rajavi Source: Washington Post

  2. "The controls existed," Bouton said. "What we lacked was cross-checking of controls, something manual that would have shown that one trader was annulling a lot of positions. That's something we lacked and now we have."
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Daniel Bouton Source: Bloomberg

  3. "We are not annulling our ratification of the adapted CFE Treaty. We are only suspending our participation in a treaty that became hopelessly outdated long ago. And we are looking forward to its adapted version after all the other signatories ratify...
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: Interfax Russia

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