2017年3月16日 星期四

nullify, take to sth, support, back, take effect


2 Federal Judges Halt Trump’s New Travel Ban

  • Hours before President Trump’s second attempt to ban travel from parts of the Muslim world was to take effect, a federal judge in Hawaii froze it.



Greece Begins Sending Migrants Back as E.U. Deal Takes Effect


Hailo's taxi-finding app enables users to "e-hail" cabs in London and nine other cities with just two taps of a smartphone. The company has grown quickly because it nullifies one of the fundamental weaknesses of the relationship between taxi and passenger: its dependence on line-of-sight interactions http://econ.st/13Bo0MR

Majority of Americans Now Back Gay Marriage


But increased support is limited to Democrats and Independents.

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2009/6

As anticipated, thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tehran on Saturday in support of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, who again called for the results of the recent Iranian election to be nullified.


take effect



Come into force; start to apply:the ban is to take effect in six months

nullify

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌlɪfʌɪ/
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verb (nullifies, nullifying, nullified)

[with object]
  • make legally null and void; invalidate:judges were unwilling to nullify government decisions
  • make of no use or value; cancel out:insulin can block the release of the hormone and thereby nullify the effects of training

Derivatives




nullification


Pronunciation: /-fɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun



nullifier

noun

take to sth (DO) phrasal verb
to start doing something habitually:
She was so depressed she took to drink.
[+ ing form of verb] He's taken to staying out very late.

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