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Noun: nullification  ,nú-lu-fu'key-shun
  1. The states'-rights doctrine that a state can refuse to recognize or to enforce a federal law passed by the United States Congress
  2. The act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    - override

Derived forms: nullifications

Type of: change of state, states' rights

Encyclopedia: Nullification