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annulment

Line breaks: an¦nul|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈnʌlm(ə)nt
 
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Definition of annulment in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The act of annulling something: the applicant sought the annulment of the decision [count noun]: grounds for an annulment
More example sentences
  • An annulment is a Church ruling that the marriage was invalid.
  • A growing number of young couples are applying for annulments, because it is cheaper and quicker than getting a divorce.
  • With a media blitz on who's dating whom, broken engagements, new engagements, marriages, and annulments, the world has seemed to turn its focus on love.
Synonyms
repeal, cancellation, rescinding, reversal, revocation, setting aside, abolition, abrogation, rescindment, withdrawal, countermanding, quashing
rare rescission, disannulment, negation, recall

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