void·​ance | \ ˈvȯi-dᵊn(t)s How to pronounce voidance (audio) \

Definition of voidance

1 : the act of voiding
2 of a benefice : the state of being without an incumbent

Examples of voidance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under the league’s constitution, teams that are caught tampering face a potential range of punishments—including fines, forfeiture of draft picks and voidance of free agent signings. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Understanding Why Salary Cap Circumvention Is Dangerous for the NBA," 25 July 2019 The league can impose a range of penalties on teams, including a fine of up to $6 million, forfeiture of draft picks, suspensions of executives and voidance of unauthorized contracts. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Understanding Why Salary Cap Circumvention Is Dangerous for the NBA," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of voidance

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Voidance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voidance. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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