Definition of "invalidating" []

  • To render weak or ineffective, as an argument (verb)
  • To take away the legal force or effectiveness of; annul, as a contract (verb)
  • Present participle of invalidate. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "invalidating" in a sentence
  • "Writing about United States v. Eichman, she says, “[T] he Court, in invalidating the statute, made the correct decision.”"
  • "And "invalidating" the labor contract would reduce that 10% by a few percent, so what is the savings there, really, compared to other measures that might actually have a chance of fixing the problem."
  • "When considering whether or not to use reexamination proceedings, you would want to consider the patent claims, the prosecution history, the specification, the prior art of record, and the new "invalidating" prior art that you might bring to the attention of the patent office."