void

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void(
voyd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (space without matter)
a. el vacío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The space ship ran out of fuel and disappeared into the void.La nave espacial se quedó sin combustible y desapareció en el vacío.
2. (emptiness)
a. el vacío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mr. Peterson's sudden death has left a void in our institution.La súbita muerte del señor Peterson ha dejado un vacío en nuestra institución.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (legal)
a. nulo
The contract was deemed void because it was lacking the appropriate signatures.El contrato se declaró nulo porque le faltaban las firmas pertinentes.
b. inválido
This agreement shall be declared void should the policy holder fail to fulfill the aforementioned requirements.Este acuerdo se declarará inválido si el asegurado no cumpliera con los requisitos mencionados.
4. (lacking; used with "of")
a. carente de
The man was a sociopath, void of any compassion or remorse.El hombre era un sociópata, carente de compasión y remordimiento.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(cards)
I knew I was going to lose because I was void in hearts.Sabía que iba a perder porque no tenía corazones.
The first hand I was dealt was void in clubs.En la primera mano que me dieron no había tréboles.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to declare invalid)
a. anular
I wrote the wrong date, so I'll void the check and write you another one.Escribí una fecha incorrecta, así que voy a anular el cheque y le haré otro.
b. invalidar
The judge voided the order because of the circumstances.El juez invalidó la orden a causa de las circunstancias.
6. (to excrete)
a. evacuar
The poor girl has been unable to void her bowels for a week.Hace una semana que la pobre no puede evacuar el vientre.
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void
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el vacío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a.
void ofcarente de
3. (law)
a. (deed, contract)
(null and) voidnulo(a) y sin valor
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void [vɔɪd]
adjective
1 (Jur) (invalid) nulo; inválido
to make or render a contract void anular or invalidar un contrato
2 (empty) vacío
void of interest carente or desprovisto de interés; to make sb's efforts void hacer inútiles los esfuerzos de algn
noun
1 (emptiness) vacío (m); (sense of emptiness) vacío (m)
the void la nada; to fill the void llenar el hueco or vacío
to have an aching void an aching void of loneliness
2 (hole) hueco (m)
3 (Cards) fallo (m)
to have a void in hearts tener fallo a corazones
transitive verb
1 (Med) evacuar; vaciar
2 (Jur) anular; invalidar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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