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invalidate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvælədeɪt; ɪnˈvælɪdeɪt/

Translation of invalidate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] [argument/will/contract] invalidar
    Example sentences
    • His second is that finding unpleasant - even horrible - application of a scientific theory or philosophical argument invalidates the theory.
    • The reporter did ask, ‘Well, doesn't that invalidate just war theory as a whole?’
    • However, none of this invalidates the general theory that stock aligns CEO incentives with those of the shareholders better than does cash salary; it does.
    Example sentences
    • In a four-hour opening address to a packed courtroom, the barrister went on to argue that invalidating the search warrants would set a precedent that would dangerously restrict their future operations.
    • These cases stress that errors, even fraudulent errors, do not automatically invalidate the warrant.
    • Finding such so-called prior art is the only way to invalidate a patent.

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