invalid invalid  /ˈɪn və ləd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
  2. (v) force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen
  3. (v) injure permanently
  4. (adj) having no cogency or legal force
  5. (adj) no longer valid

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some Texans were denied passports to cross the border when their birth certificates were ruled invalid because they were born by midwife.
  2. Some Texans were denied passports to cross the border when their birth certificates were ruled invalid because they were born by midwife.
  3. He became an invalid and passive, which was not his nature at all.

News

  1. Judge invalidates fire-resistant roof ordinance

    A judge has invalidated Helena's 2008 fire ordinance restricting exposed wood building materials and requiring fire-resistant roofs on new or extensively renovated buildings.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

  2. Northampton power plant will pay emissions fine

    DEP says company submitted invalid data, exceeded emissions limits. Northampton Generating Co., which emerged in March from a year in bankruptcy, will pay a $119,354 fine to settle air quality and emissions reporting violations that took place at its borough power plant between 2009 and 2012.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  3. VIZIO Prevails in Patent Troll Case, Again

    IRVINE, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO announced the United States District Court of the Central District of California, Hon. Mariana Pfaelzer presiding, granted summary judgment of invalidity ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. As far as removal of a board member is concerned, it stated, "Concluding that the removal restrictions are invalid leaves the Board removable by the [SEC] at will, and leaves the President separated from Board members by only a single level of...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "These confessions are invalid and have been obtained under extraordinary conditions ...... such claims are sheer lies and false," leading reformist Khatami said, according to ILNA.
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Mohammad Khatami Source: Reuters India

  3. "We believe that without appropriate legislative review and approval, the compact authorizing the Seminoles to expand gambling is invalid," Rubio said in a statement e-mailed to The Associated Press.
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Marco Rubio Source: Forbes

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