Definition of annulment in English:


Line breaks: an¦nul|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈnʌlm(ə)nt


[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.
invalidation, nullification, voiding; repeal, cancellation, rescinding, reversal, revocation, setting aside, abolition, abrogation, rescindment, withdrawal, countermanding, quashing
rare rescission, disannulment, negation, recall

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