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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An order of court making a legal proceeding void.

Usage examples (29)
  • One can get vacatur with a settlement, but only on a strong equitable showing.
  • This is not to say that vacatur can never be granted when mootness is produced in that fashion.
  • We hold that mootness by reason of settlement does not justify vacatur of a judgment under review.
  • That settled the matter, so we did not have to decide whether to agree to it, or, as would have been logical, seek a premium for the vacatur. for more
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