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Definition 1: (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for annulment in the sense of this definition

(annulment is a kind of ...) the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)

(... is a kind of annulment ) an annulment of a marriage

(annulment belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for annulment in the sense of this definition

(annulment is a kind of ...) the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement

(... is a kind of annulment ) (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law

"any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed"

(... is a kind of annulment ) the act of making something legally void

(... is a kind of annulment ) the act of removing an official by petition

(... is a kind of annulment ) the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done

"the revocation of a law"

Definition 3: the state of being cancelled or annulled - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for annulment in the sense of this definition

(annulment is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

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