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vacate

(vā′kāt) [L. vacare, to be empty]
In law, to overturn a ruling or judgment.
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211) Vacating an opinion may eliminate its authority as binding precedent, (212) but it does not necessarily undermine the force of the opinion's reasoning (213)--that is, the opinion's authority as persuasive precedent.
By vacating these leases, facilities will be made available for other industries which, hopefully, will help contribute to greater diversification of the Puget Sound economy," said Gay.
bcgi, its codefendants and Freedom have filed a Joint Motion for Relief from Orders and Judgment in the District Court, requesting the court to vacate certain orders, including vacating the finding of willful infringement against bcgi.
After vacating 10 MHz spectrum for state- owned operators, the defence ministry has been reluctant to further vacate 10 MHz more spectrum for commercial use by private operators.
MedPointe intends to petition for a rehearing to overturn the opinion and prevent the issuance of any mandate vacating the injunction.
Such a course of conduct is fraught with danger; for, if the sublessor and the paramount landlord should settle their differences, the vacating subtenant will find himself in the unenviable position of being held liable for breach of his sublease, which in such case continues unaffected by all the preceding legal skirmishes.
The property, which is currently 30% occupied, transferred to the special servicer due to Kmart vacating and the borrower continues to actively market the vacant space.
Mere inadequacy of price does not provide sufficient grounds for vacating a foreclosure sale.
This decrease is due to six tenants vacating approximately 76,000 sf and an increase in several expenses.
ii) "In consequence of which" tenant was "justified" in vacating, and in fact did vacate the premises; and
The lease rollover at the property is minimal in the next two years and the borrower has not received any notices of other tenants vacating the building.