quashing

quashing
Suppressing. Vacating or setting aside. Annulling.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • quashing — index avoidance (cancellation), deterrence, dismissal (termination of a proceeding), rescision Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • quashing — kwɑʃ /kwɒʃ v. suppress, quell, put down forcibly; invalidate, annul …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quashing order — Previously known as certiorari. A judicial review remedy that quashes the decision in question. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

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  • quashing array — A setting aside or withdrawal of the entire array or list of persons called for jury service. 31 Am J Rev ed Jury § 102. A remedy on motion by way of raising an objection to the array or panel on the ground of a prejudicial defect or irregularity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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