void·​able | \ ˈvȯi-də-bəl How to pronounce voidable (audio) \

Definition of voidable

: capable of being voided specifically : capable of being adjudged void a voidable contract

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Other Words from voidable

voidableness noun

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One final roster note: ESPN reported that punter Sam Martin restructured his contract recently to accept a lower base salary, from $2.4 million to a guarnteed $1.7 million, and turn 2020 into a voidable year. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Why the Detroit Lions' offensive line isn't as horrible as it seems," 31 Aug. 2019 Reports indicate contract language precludes the Pats from tagging him, and with the two voidable years tacked on for cap purposes, Brady has the ability to enter free agency next March. Jonathan Jones, SI.com, "Tom Brady Is Playing His Hand," 8 Aug. 2019 Here, the college athlete reserves the right to void the voidable contract. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "The Significance of Zion Williamson’s Lawsuit Against Prime Sports Marketing," 13 June 2019 The 2019 year of Iupati’s contract also becomes voidable. Kent Somers, azcentral, "Report: Arizona Cardinals' Mike Iupati agrees to pay cut," 15 Mar. 2018 Now, Corry said the Chiefs could make a competitive offer by structuring Haden a deal with voidable years. Terez A. Paylor, kansascity, "Ask Terez: Are the Chiefs a realistic landing spot for Joe Haden?," 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of voidable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of voidable was in the 15th century

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void·​able | \ ˈvȯi-də-bəl How to pronounce voidable (audio) \

Legal Definition of voidable

: capable of being voided specifically : subject to being declared void when one party is wronged by the other a voidable contract

Other Words from voidable

voidability \ ˌvȯi-​də-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun

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