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For instance, in Australia, marriages have been annulled because governments have previously ruled that an intersex person – someone not seen to be “100% man” or “100% woman” – cannot be legally married.

He quoted from an 1809 Supreme Court opinion that said attempts by state legislatures to annul judgments of the courts make a “mockery” of the Constitution.

Confidencial, an online newspaper that is critical of the government, reported the Interior Ministry has asked the National Assembly to “annul the legal non-profit status” of Fundación Xochiquetzal and 14 other non-governmental organizations.

Her first marriage, when she was 14, was annulled within days.

So reluctant was the government to relinquish its grip, that Kaftancioglu’s campaign team had to win the city twice, after Erdogan demanded the initial victory be annulled alleging campaign irregularities.

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Two years later, the reprimand was overturned, but Mia was unsuccessful in her bid to annul the adoptions.

Whatever action is taken, however, will require a new law that does more than simply annul Obamacare.

By all accounts, Rafsanjani has been the main force behind the scenes trying to annul the elections.

The seven godmothers could modify, but could not annul Alcuine's decree, and thus the fate of the Princess was determined.

You see that we may arrive at the point I spoke of, my son, and prolong life since we can annul death?

The application of it would at once annul the Fugitive Slave Act, and abolish slavery.

We must overthrow all order, suppress all laws, annul all power, and leave the people in anarchy.

The Austrian demand that Victor Emmanuel should annul the liberal constitution granted by his father was unconditionally refused.


On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to annul, such as: abolish, abrogate, cancel, declare, delete, and dissolve.

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