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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nullify.
  • adj. That has been declared null
  • adj. Whose value has been set to null

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  • adj. deprived of legal force


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  • The only thing they have nullified is the purported right of criminal defendants to argue nullification, the idea being that if the jury is to nullify, they must do so of their own independent volition.

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  • Washington had a 50-yard scoring run by Louis Rankin nullified by a holding call late in the game and the Huskies instead had to punt the ball away with 3: 39 remaining. - Scores

  • The tag nullified her and vilified her and turned her into a sainted lost daughter and a slut.

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  • Even as North Korea declared the 1994 Clinton-era "framework" for containing its plutonium-fueled nuclear program "nullified" -- raising the danger that it would begin producing more plutonium bombs -- Bush officials insisted the program could be salvaged.

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  • With all due deference he submitted that Mr. Forsyte's expression nullified itself.

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  • Tortorella called the nullified goals the right calls.

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  • A holding call nullified a nice gain by Devin Hill, and the Wildcats couldn't recover in the opening series.

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  • He also won a point after a replay that came when a bad line call nullified Melzer's solid return of Federer's serve.

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  • Onyxia has been nullified, which is disappointing but expected.

  • But a holding call nullified the play in which Karel made a diving, acrobatic catch.



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