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invalidate

Definition of invalidate

Etymology

    From the Latin valere meaning "to be strong". Literal derivation is "to make not strong".

Verb

to invalidate (third-person singular simple present invalidates, present participle invalidating, simple past and past participle invalidated)

  1. To make invalid. Esp. applied to contract law.

    The circuit court judge's ruling was invalidated by a superior judge.

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