diriment

diriment

[dir-uh-muhnt]
adjective
causing to become wholly void; nullifying.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin diriment-, stem of dirimēns, present participle of dirimere; see diremption

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diriment (ˈdɪrɪmənt)
 
adj
1.  (of an impediment to marriage in canon law) totally invalidating
2.  rare nullifying
 
[C19: from Latin dirimēns separating, from Latin dirimere to part, from dis-1 + emere to obtain]

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