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Set Aside

set aside vt

1 : to disagree with and overturn (a decision or act of a lower tribunal) upon review
: overrule vacate [set aside the decree]
2 : to deprive of legal effect or force
: annul void [may set aside the contract]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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