void


void
void1 [vɔıd] n [singular]
1.) a feeling of great sadness that you have when someone you love dies or when something is taken from you
Running the business helped to fill the void after his wife died.
2.) a situation in which something important or interesting is needed or wanted, but does not exist
The amusement park will fill a void in this town, which has little entertainment for children.
3.) literary an empty area of space where nothing exists
She looked over the cliff into the void.
void 2
void2 adj
[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: voide, from Vulgar Latin vocitus, from Latin vacuus; VACUOUS]
1.) technical a contract or official agreement that is void is not legal and has no effect
= null and void
2.) void of sth
literary completely lacking something
= ↑devoid
Her eyes were void of all expression.
void 3
void3 v [T]
law to make a contract or agreement void so that it has no legal effect

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