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voidable

[voi-duh-buh l] /ˈvɔɪ də bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being nullified or invalidated.
2.
Law. capable of being made or adjudged void.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; void + -able
Related forms
voidableness, noun
nonvoidable, adjective
unvoidable, adjective
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Examples from the web for voidable
  • Determine whether the marriage was void or voidable.
  • No order, judgment, or decree shall be void or voidable solely on the ground that there was improper venue.
  • Other elements of marriage were essential and their absence rendered marriage void or voidable.
British Dictionary definitions for voidable

voidable

/ˈvɔɪdəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being voided
2.
capable of being made of no legal effect or made void
Derived Forms
voidableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for voidable
adj.

late 15c., from void (v.) + -able.

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