inoperative

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as in invalid
having no legal or binding force the decision of the state's supreme court has rendered the law inoperative

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“Inoperative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inoperative. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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