Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, the act of annulling or setting aside.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) An order of court by which a proceeding is set aside or annulled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law An announcement in court that something is cancelled or set aside; an annulment.

Etymologies

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Latin, third person singular present indicative passive of vacare, "it is made null and void"

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