voidance

noun

void·​ance ˈvȯi-dᵊn(t)s How to pronounce voidance (audio)
1
: the act of voiding
2
of a benefice : the state of being without an incumbent

Example Sentences

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, 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, 25 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of voidance was in the 14th century

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“Voidance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voidance. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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