Nullify



[nuhl-uh-fahy] /ˈnʌl əˌfaɪ/

verb (used with object), nullified, nullifying.
1.
to render or declare legally void or inoperative:
to nullify a contract.
2.
to deprive (something) of value or effectiveness; make futile or of no consequence.
/ˈnʌlɪˌfaɪ/
verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to render legally void or of no effect
2.
to render ineffective or useless; cancel out
v.

1590s, from Late Latin nullificare “to esteem lightly, despise,” literally “to make nothing,” from Latin nullus “not any” (see null) + root of facere “to make” (see factitious). Related: Nullified; nullifying.

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