To cancel a contract, whether unilaterally or by mutual agreement and restore both parties to status quo ante (the positions they would have been in if the contract had never existed). See also rescission.
A remedy by which a court calls in, annuls, and retains possession of a void or rescinded written legal document because it may cause unnecessary litigation or make a person’s title to property unclear. For example, a court may call in, annul, and retain possession of a void deed to real estate that a party used to falsely claim title to someone else’s real property, in order to prevent any such claims in the future.
(Intransitive, law) To enter a tenement without permission after the owner has died and before the heir takes possession. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
all describe the setting aside of laws, orders, etc. to rescind an order, revoke a charter, repeal a law
the law abrogated certain privileges
stress a canceling by authority or formal action the marriage was annulled
denotes a complete doing away with something, as a practice, institution, or condition to abolish slavery, to abolish bias
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