annulment

  • 1 annulment — an·nul·ment /ə nəl mənt/ n 1: the act of annulling: the state of being annulled 2: a declaration by a court that a marriage is invalid compare divorce Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Annulment — An*nul ment, n. [Cf. F. annulement.] The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 annulment — To make void or to cancel. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 4 annulment — (n.) late 15c., act of reducing to nothing; see ANNUL (Cf. annul) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning act of declaring invalid is recorded from 1864 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 annulment — [n] voiding an agreement abatement, abolition, abrogation, annihilation, breakup, cancellation, countermanding, dedomiciling, deletion, discharge, dissolution, erasing, going phfft*, invalidation, negation, neutralization, nullification,… …

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  • 6 annulment — [ə nul′mənt] n. 1. an annulling or being annulled 2. an invalidation, as of a marriage, by the decree of a court …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Annulment — Family law Entering into marriag …

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  • 8 annulment — /euh nul meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of annulling, esp. the formal declaration that annuls a marriage. 2. Psychoanal. a mental process by which unpleasant or painful ideas are abolished from the mind. [1485 95; ANNUL + MENT or < MF annulement] * * *… …

    Universalium

  • 9 annulment — n. 1) to grant an annulment 2) to obtain an annulment * * * [ə nʌlmənt] to grant an annulment to obtain an annulment …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 annulment — [[t]ənʌ̱lmənt[/t]] annulments N VAR The annulment of a contract or marriage is an official declaration that it is invalid, so that legally it is considered never to have existed. ...the annulment of the elections... He may appeal to the Pope for… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 annulment — To nullify, to abolish, to make void by competent authority. An annulment differs from a divorce in that a divorce terminates a legal status, whereas an annulment establishes that a marital status never existed. Whealton v. Whealton, 67 Cal.2d… …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 13 annulment — annul UK US /əˈnʌl/ verb [T] LAW ► to state officially that something such as a law, agreement, or marriage no longer exists: »The court did not annul the sentences but ruled they should be reviewed. »We will seek an early hearing in order to get …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 annulment —    This word (from the Latin annullare, meaning to nullify ) refers to a declaration that rescinds a law or declares a contract invalid. In regard to the sacrament of Matrimony, an annulment is an official declaration that a marriage is invalid;… …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 15 annulment — panaikinimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Rungtynių (įvarčio), imties, kovos (smūgio, dūrio) ar varžybų rezultatų paskelbimas negaliojančiais, atšaukimas, panaikinimas labai pažeidus sporto šakos varžybų taisykles, etines… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 16 annulment — annul ► VERB (annulled, annulling) ▪ declare (a law, marriage, or other legal contract) invalid. DERIVATIVES annulment noun. ORIGIN Latin annullare, from nullum nothing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 annulment — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of annulling ; the state of being annulled 2. a judicial or ecclesiastical pronouncement declaring a marriage invalid …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 annulment — the suppression by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature of an available name as unavailable for the purposes of priority and homonymy, and the ruling of a work as unavailable …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 19 annulment — noun /əˈnʌl.mənt/ a) An act or instance of annulling. b) A state of having been annulled. Syn: abolition, nullification, cancellation …

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  • 20 annulment — Synonyms and related words: abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annihilation, broken home, broken marriage, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, choking, choking off, contradiction, contrary… …

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