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void

1. not legally binding
2. (of a card suit or player) having no cards in a particular suit
3. a lack of any cards in one suit

void

See large-scale structure.

void

[vȯid]
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, an island of insufficiently inked paper within the area of the intended character stroke.
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A contract or obligation will be voidable where a party has entered into it having made a mistake as to some circumstance which, had the mistake not have been made would have prevented it from entering into the contract or obligation.
The case law indicates that economic pressure renders the contract not only voidable but also actionable as a tort for damages.
to enter into a contract, the contract is voidable by the
Wagering contracts under the Indian Contract Act 1872 are voidable contracts.
Any contract she may have entered into with the Phillies to swap Howard's home run ball for an autographed ball would be considered voidable, meaning she could disavow the contract, return the autographed ball and claim the home run ball.
7) declaration as voidable of unlawful acts of the state or those of the institutions of local governments or the officials thereof in the cases established in paragraph 4 Article 1.
New Brunswick The person who: a) is married to the member; or b) is married to the member by a marriage that is voidable and has not been annulled by a declaration of nullity; or c) in good faith, has gone through a form of marriage with the member that is void and who has cohabited with the member within the preceding year; or d) is not married to the member, but has cohabited with him or her (i) continuously for at least three years in a conjugal relationship, during which period one was substantially dependent upon the other for support, or (II) in a relationship of some permanence, where there is a child born of whom they are the natural parents, and have cohabited within the preceding year.
A contract is void ab initio if it seriously offends law or public policy, in contrast to a contract that is merely voidable at the election of one party to the contract.
In that scenario, is the debtor's security interest a voidable fraudulent conveyance?
The on-line supplier faces the risk that the contract could be voidable or void as a result of keystroke errors, depending on whether the transaction is viewed as a consumer transaction or an automated transaction.