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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.
NOT EVERYONE IS MALE OR FEMALE – THE GROWING CONTROVERSY OVER SEX DESIGNATIONLGBTQ-EDITORFEBRUARY 13, 2022NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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.
SUPREME COURT SAYS TEXAS ABORTION PROVIDERS MAY PROCEED WITH CHALLENGE OF SIX-WEEK BAN, LEAVES LAW IN EFFECT FOR NOWROBERT BARNESDECEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
NICARAGUA SEEKS TO SHUT DOWN COUNTRY’S OLDEST LGBTQ RIGHTS GROUPMICHAEL K. LAVERSAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Her first marriage, when she was 14, was annulled within days.
TEMPEST STORM, EXOTIC DANCER CALLED ‘THE LAST QUEEN OF BURLESQUE,’ DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Turkey’s election board eventually annulled the result, citing campaign irregularities, but the public wasn’t swayed.
THE 'BADASS CHIEF OF STAFF' OF TURKEY'S OPPOSITION FACES YEARS IN JAIL AFTER CHALLENGING ERDOGAN'S POWER. SHE'S NOT BACKING DOWNJOSEPH HINCKS / ISTANBULFEBRUARY 24, 2021TIME
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.
THE 'BADASS CHIEF OF STAFF' OF TURKEY'S OPPOSITION FACES YEARS IN JAIL AFTER CHALLENGING ERDOGAN'S POWER. SHE'S NOT BACKING DOWNJOSEPH HINCKS / ISTANBULFEBRUARY 24, 2021TIME
The seven godmothers could modify, but could not annul Alcuine's decree, and thus the fate of the Princess was determined.
THE STORY OF THE DUCHESS OF CICOGNE AND OF MONSIEUR DE BOULINGRINANATOLE FRANCE
You see that we may arrive at the point I spoke of, my son, and prolong life since we can annul death?
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The application of it would at once annul the Fugitive Slave Act, and abolish slavery.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
We must overthrow all order, suppress all laws, annul all power, and leave the people in anarchy.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ANNUL

  • annul
  • buck
  • cancel
  • cancel out
  • check
  • contravene
  • correct
  • counterbalance
  • countercheck
  • countervail
  • counterwork
  • cross
  • defeat
  • fix
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • go against
  • halt
  • hinder
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • negative
  • neutralize
  • offset
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • rectify
  • redress
  • resist
  • right
  • thwart
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