Definition of 'quash'
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Now we need to get his conviction quashed completely. The Sun (2012)A court quashed the bylaw after protests from civil liberties groups. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The case has been referred back to the Court of Appeal to quash the conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If not the Court of Appeal had correctly quashed it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His conviction was quashed by the Appeal Court last year. The Sun (2008)More than 30 people have been killed since troops moved in to quash the protests in March. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The couple who were jailed for killing their foster son by salt poisoning now face a retrial, after the appeal court quashed the original conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And while Britain's courts can quash administrative acts they cannot abolish primary law. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The High Court quashed the search warrants last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The High Court quashed that verdict last year. The Sun (2016)He found that the long delay in carrying out the execution was enough to quash the Jamaican court 's verdicts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He fought for a decade to clear his name after release until his conviction was quashed by the Court of Appeal last year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was sure the appellant was innocent, but it was another ten years before a differently constituted court quashed the conviction after a further reference. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'quash'
British English: quash VERB
If a court or someone in authority quashes a decision or judgment, they officially reject it.
The Appeal Court has quashed the convictions of all eleven people.
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