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1‘the ANC warned that it would nullify the legislation’
annul, declare null and void, render null and void, void, invalidate, render invalid
repeal, reverse, rescind, revoke, set aside, cancel, abolish, undo, abrogate
countermand, veto, dissolve, cast aside, do away with, bring to an end, terminate, quash, obliterate
ratify, validate, confirm
2‘the costs of preparing the case would more than nullify any tax relief gained’
cancel out, neutralize, negate, render ineffective, make of no use or value
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