vitiation

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an abolition or abrogation
moral corruption
a reduction in the value, or an impairment in the quality of something
{n} a spoiling, depravation, corruption
nullification by the destruction of the legal force; rendering null; "the vitiation of the contract
{i} weakening; corruption
The act of vitiating, or the state of being vitiated; depravation; corruption; invalidation; as, the vitiation of the blood; the vitiation of a contract
vitiate
to spoil, make faulty; to reduce the value, quality, or effectiveness of something
vitiate
to contaminate
vitiate
{v} to deprave, corrupt, defile, deflour
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To cause to fail of effect, either wholly or in part; to make void; to destroy, as the validity or binding force of an instrument or transaction; to annul; as, any undue influence exerted on a jury vitiates their verdict; fraud vitiates a contract
vitiate
to violate, to rape
vitiate
{f} weaken; corrupt
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If something is vitiated, its effectiveness is spoiled or weakened. Strategic policy during the War was vitiated because of a sharp division between `easterners' and `westerners' But this does not vitiate his scholarship. to make something less effective or spoil it (past participle of vitiare, from vitium; VICE)
vitiate
take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidateas a contract"
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make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
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corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
vitiate
to make something ineffective, to invalidate
vitiate
to debase or morally corrupt
vitiate
To make vicious, faulty, or imperfect; to render defective; to injure the substance or qualities of; to impair; to contaminate; to spoil; as, exaggeration vitiates a style of writing; sewer gas vitiates the air
vitiation

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    vi·ti·a·tion

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    Etymologie

    [ 'vi-shE-"At ] (transitive verb.) 1534. Latin vitiare, to spoil or damage

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