annulment

[ uh-nuhl-muh nt ]
/ əˈnʌl mənt /

noun

the act of annulling, especially the formal declaration that annuls a marriage.
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Origin of annulment

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

OTHER WORDS FROM annulment

non·an·nul·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for annulment

annulment
/ (əˈnʌlmənt) /

noun

a formal invalidation, as of a marriage, judicial proceeding, etc
the act of annulling
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