nullified nullified  /ˈnə lə ˌfaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) deprived of legal force
  2. (v) declare invalid
  3. (v) show to be invalid
  4. (v) make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Oprah, 53, shared our views that the gains of our democracy would be nullified if we did not properly educate our children and youth.
  2. In the midst of the violence, analysts say, it will be difficult to get the results nullified, but Odinga remains defiant.
  3. Thaksin's old Thai Rak Thai party is also being probed for possible electoral fraud in the polls last April, which were eventually nullified.

News

  • CCC toll refunds now responsibility of State Treasurer

    GeaxuPass account holders must now go through the state treasury’s Unclaimed Property Office to claim their portion of the millions of dollars remaining in toll deposits -- money collected between Jan. 1 and March 5, when the tolls were nullified by a Baton Rouge judge.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans

Quotes

  1. "I believe if I wasn't going for records, it would be a nullified situation," Bonds said as the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative investigation started heating up in early 2004. "If you want to be at the top, you've got to have broad...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Barry Bonds Source: USA Today

  2. "Just as the day went, it was nullified," Brady said. "It's just frustrating because I think that we're better than that. But we've got to play better than that."
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Tom Brady Source: Miami Herald

  3. "The result of that match should be nullified," Iraqi soccer president Hussein Saeed told Reuters recently. "It is Iraq that should be awarded victory."
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Hussein Saeed Source: guardian.co.uk

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