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Definition 1: the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for nullification in the sense of this definition

(nullification is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

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

(... is a kind of nullification ) nullification by the destruction of the legal force; rendering null

"the vitiation of the contract"

(... is a kind of nullification ) action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action

(... is a kind of nullification ) action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war

"the neutralization of Belgium"

Definition 2: the states'-rights doctrine that a state can refuse to recognize or to enforce a federal law passed by the United States Congress - [noun denoting cognition]

(nullification is a kind of ...) a doctrine that federal powers should be curtailed and returned to the individual states

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