- capable of being nullified or invalidated.
- Law. capable of being made or adjudged void.
Origin of voidable
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Examples from the Web for voidable
At the most, they would only be voidable, if the buyer chose to throw them up.The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
His entering the partnership agreement is not void, but voidable.Commercial Law
Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
An infant's contracts of pledge, like any of its contracts are voidable, but not void.
Where fraud or duress is used in obtaining a party's consent to a contract, the contract is at least voidable.
Contracts are legal or illegal, void or voidable, depending upon their form and nature.
- capable of being voided
- capable of being made of no legal effect or made void
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Word Origin and History for voidable
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