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vacate

(vā′kāt) [L. vacare, to be empty]
In law, to overturn a ruling or judgment.
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"After a notice was issued last night, many people have vacated their houses.
Taking action against illegal possession, concerned formations vacated illegal possession.
The State contends that the circuit court erred in awarding Harrison sentence credit, because the time Harrison spent serving initial confinement in first one, and then the other, case in which the convictions were subsequently vacated was not time "spent in custody in connection with the course of conduct for which the sentence was imposed" in the non-vacated cases, as required under WIS.
In Zhob, eight acres of government land has been vacated, while encroachments on four acres have been cleared in Sibi.
The court then vacated Holloway's convictions, allowing him to be released from prison after serving nearly 20 years for his crimes.
Although occupancy has recently declined to 86.1% as of April 2018 from 97.3% in December 2017 after three larger tenants vacated, performance is expected to remain strong, as the recently vacated space provides additional redevelopment opportunities for the sponsor.
LAHORE -- The ruling PTI emerged loser in the by-elections held yesterday on 11 Punjab Assembly seats as it lost three out of total eight seats vacated by its candidates after the July 25 vote.
Of the 11 NA seats, election were previously held on nine seats of which eight were vacated by the PTI and one of its allies, PML-Q.
Four of the 11 National Assembly seats have been vacated by Prime Ministerelect Imran Khan who won all five seats he contested.
A few tenants who had not vacated have also been allowed to clear their stock.
'Just like when Rafizi vacated the Pandan seat for Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, there was no compensation and he is a poor man now,' he told the media.