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nugatory

Having little meaning. A nugatory statement or command is one that provides little value and might just as well be omitted. See deprecate.
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Yesterday, Kidero through lawyers James Orengo and Nelson Havi told justice Onyiego that their appeal will be rendered nugatory if the hearing at the trial court proceeds on Monday.
"The amendment of the claim has turned out to be nugatory."
Virtue-signalling like this local Climate Emergency makes the ecowarriors feel good, but the impact on real life is nugatory.
Fast forward to 2018, elements from Rome's drama like politics are mirrored inside Trump's circus White House, where he uses nugatory tweets to deploy official policies and engage in petty playground fights.
Lawyer Michelle Ng who represented the voters, urged the court to grant a stay saying that the appeal would be nugatory should the Court of Appeal decide in favour of them.
I don't believe that we should be in the business of making potentially nugatory expenditure until the very last moment when we need to do so.
The system of NOTA makes the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote nugatory and otiose and cannot be made applicable in the Rajya Sabha elections," it added.
This nugatory exchange is spelled out in an inverted triangle of speech bubbles that somehow jostle the brownish swirls of the painting within the painting and the eccentric shapes of the decor and figures in an orchestrated hubbub, all treated without a hierarchy of importance.
The State or any university/Statutory authority cannot under the cover or garb of adopting regulatory measures destroy the administrative autonomy of a minority educational institution or start interfering with the administration of the management of the institution so as to render the right of the administration of the institution concerned nugatory or illusory.
[...] This instruction makes all other instruction nugatory (where this is not declined) by its predominating determining quality.
However, the overall standard of draftsmanship is so poor that even the favourable aspects are largely neutralised and rendered nugatory. For the major part however, it is largely gibberish and ...