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vacate

(vā′kāt) [L. vacare, to be empty]
In law, to overturn a ruling or judgment.
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137) However, there are also cogent reasons for permitting litigants to cite opinions that were vacated on the merits (138) (that is, to cite vacated opinions for propositions that were repudiated by the vacating court ), as long as the court to which the opinion is being cited is informed that its precedential authority has been undermined by the vacatur.
There is no question of our ever vacating the place.
The landlord's action is illegal as he may not request vacating for the reason mentioned.
For example, a building owner may know with absolute conviction that a lien is grossly exaggerated, but that is not a basis for vacating the lien.
Police sources told that the IG office has thrashed out a strategy to vitiate the civic agencys enforcement departments plan of vacating the building.
In consequence of which" tenant was "justified" in vacating (and in fact did vacate the premises), see Rasch, New York Landlord and Tenant (3d ed.
The interesting point of this transaction is that while two Class A buildings benefited from Avon's moves, there was no net absorption involved in the transaction, since Avon is vacating over 600,000 feet at 9 West 57th Street in order to occupy a total of 400,000 feet at 1251 and 1345 Avenue of the Americas.
Cruz, the Appellate Division unanimously reversed, vacating the stay, so that the owner could recover possession.