void


void
void1 [ vɔıd ] noun singular FORMAL
1. ) a situation in which something important that is usually present is no longer there:
fill the void: It will be difficult to fill the void left by his departure.
2. ) an extremely large empty space:
The ocean stretched before him like an endless void.
3. ) the sad feeling caused by the loss of someone or something you love:
Her husband's death left a terrible void.
void
void 2 [ vɔıd ] adjective
1. ) FORMAL empty or without something, especially something that is usually present:
void of: Her performance was void of any real intensity.
2. ) LEGAL no longer legal or effective:
The court declared the contract void.
=> NULL
void
void 3 [ vɔıd ] verb transitive
1. ) LEGAL to make something no longer legal or effective
2. ) MEDICAL to pass liquid or solid matter out of your body

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