Definition for A-VOID'ANCE


  1. The act of avoiding or shunning.
  2. The act of vacating, or the state of being vacant. It is appropriately used for the state of a benefice becoming void, by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent. – Cowel. Encyc.
  3. The act of annulling.
  4. The course by which any thing is carried off. – Bacon.

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