Translation of invalidate in Spanish:

invalidate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvælədeɪt; ɪnˈvælɪdeɪt/

vt

  • [formal] [argument/will/contract] invalidar
    More 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.
    More 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.

Definition of invalidate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.