annulment annulment  /ˈæ nəl mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being cancelled or annulled
  2. (n) (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)
  3. (n) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

Usage(s):

  1. After an appeal by the former Congressman's spurned first wife, the Vatican reverses a controversial annulment.
  2. When Sheila got a curt notice of the annulment proceeding from the Boston archdiocese, she proceeded to fight.
  3. The present-day annulment is comparable to divorcing children from their parents.

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  1. "We did not believe the route was very safe for our health," said race leader Danilo di Luca. "Because of this we asked and obtained an annulment of the ninth stage times."
    on May 17, 2009 By: Danilo Di Luca Source: BBC Sport

  2. While appearing on Larry King Live, Pam said, "Oh jeez...... It never happened...... It was an - well, it was an annulment so......"
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Pamela Anderson Source: Hollyscoop

  3. "I will demand from (UN Secretary-General) Ban Ki-moon the immediate annulment of the independence proclamation by the nonexistent state in Kosovo," Tadic said in an interview from New York broadcast on state television.
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Boris Tadic Source: International Herald Tribune

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