annulment

[uh-nuhl-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of annulling, especially the formal declaration that annuls a marriage.
2.
Psychoanalysis. a mental process by which unpleasant or painful ideas are abolished from the mind.

Origin:
1485–95; annul + -ment or < Middle French annulement

nonannulment, noun
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annulment (əˈnʌlmənt)
 
n
1.  a formal invalidation, as of a marriage, judicial proceeding, etc
2.  the act of annulling

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annulment
late 15c., "act of reducing to nothing;" see annul. Meaning "act of declaring invalid" is recorded from 1864.
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Example sentences
We have no divorce, but the rich can usually recourse to an expensive church
  annulment.
But, an annulment treats the marriage as though it never happened.
Get a certified copy of the divorce or annulment decree, including foreign
  proofs.
Effect of marriage dissolution, annulment, or termination of domestic
  partnership.
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