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set aside

transitive verb

Legal Definition of set aside

  1. 1 :  to disagree with and overturn (a decision or act of a lower tribunal) upon review :  overrule, vacate set aside the decree

  2. 2 :  to deprive of legal effect or force :  annul, void may set aside the contract



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