Etymology
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nullification (n.)

in U.S. political sense of "action of a state in refusing to allow a federal law to be enforced within its limits," 1798, in Thomas Jefferson; from Late Latin nullificationem (nominative nullificatio) "a making as nothing," noun of action from past-participle stem of nullificare (see nullify). Related: Nullificationist.

updated on July 16, 2019

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