Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An order of court by which a proceeding is set aside or annulled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

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

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