voided

adjective
void·​ed | \ ˈvȯi-dəd How to pronounce voided (audio) \

Definition of voided

: having the inner part cut away or left vacant with a narrow border left at the sides used of a heraldic charge

Examples of voided in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Failure to do so could mean the forfeiture of a billion dollars or more, most of it in television contracts, that might domino into a voided collective bargaining agreement and a labor impasse heading into next season. Jeff Mcdonald, ExpressNews.com, "Amid COVID outbreak in Florida, Spurs have games to play," 26 June 2020 Fifer said the voided tickets represent just a fraction of the 19,658 speeding citations handed out by Alexandria police in that time period. Paul Duggan, Washington Post, "Hundreds ticketed for speeding in Alexandria could get their money back," 2 Oct. 2019 Photographs and palm prints can be retained confidentially, though the law requires destruction in certain situations, like a voided arrest, a decision not to prosecute or where the charges don’t result in a felony conviction. Washington Post, "For years, NYPD denied illegally saving kids’ fingerprints. Now it vows to destroy the data.," 14 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of voided

circa 1539, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of voided was circa 1539

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“Voided.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voided. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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