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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANNULMENT

The annulment of the sale would bring him face to face with ruin.

It told the story of this law and its annulment by the court.

Recently she secured in the County Court an annulment of the marriage.

The charters of Rhode Island and Connecticut were demanded for annulment .

The priest said he was afraid from what I had told him that it was no use thinking of annulment.

In Germany it is recognized as a ground for annulment, but not so in France.

Had it been otherwise the annulment would not have been allowed.

It was a ponderous-looking treatise on "The Annulment of Marriage."

Annulment if either party is one fourth negro or Mongolian blood.

I don't know how such things are done, but it shouldn't be very difficult to obtain an annulment of our marriage.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "act of reducing to nothing;" see annul + -ment. Meaning "act of declaring invalid" is recorded from 1864.

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