In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbannulled, annulling
- The council can annul the results if the public finds fault in the election process or with the winners’ past performance.
- In Kandy, in the central hills area, the election commissioner annulled the results from 23 polling centres on the basis of reports of ballot box stuffing and the use of violence to influence voting.
- The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority has annulled the results of children at Grove Street Primary School in Barnsley.
- Noriega annulled the election result and eventually the US sent in 24,000 troops to arrest him in 1989.
- Let us hope the Minister of Health, who is leading the fight against HIV-AIDS in our country, will heed our calls and annul the decision of abolishing the AIDS disability grant in full.
- Early this year, the House annulled the government's decision to raise the telephone rates by up to 35 percent, citing the government's failure to meet its promise of establishing the agency prior to the hike.
- Under the country's constitution, there is provision for parliament to declare a state of emergency and annul the results.
- A losing presidential candidate in Ukraine is warning the country could descend into civil war if the results are not annulled.
- Independent monitors have asked the election commission to annul the results in districts where armed gangs shot at voters, snatched and burned ballots, and blocked access to the polls with vehicles and felled trees.
- The November election results were annulled by the Supreme Court amid evidence of massive vote fraud, and Yushchenko won the Dec. 26 rerun.
- The government says the Supreme Court's decision to annul election results in nine provinces proves that Cameroon is indeed a democracy.
- As soon as it was over the purged Councils annulled the results of the spring elections in 49 departments, leaving 177 vacant seats.
- The Islamist party, the FIS, was winning what no one doubted was a free election when the military stepped in and annulled the results of the election.
- He said the Haryana Government would not appeal against the Punjab decision to annul water agreements since Haryana's case had already been decided in its favour by the Supreme Court.
- A strong and dogged pursuance of the case and passage of the Punjab Termination Act, 2004 annulling all previous agreements on river water sharing since 1981 earned him great appreciation of the people of Punjab.
- Conflicts continue between the opposing camps following the decision by the Ukraine Supreme Court to annul the disputed result of the presidential election of November 21 and order a revote on December 26.
- Delaying the reform until after the presidential elections in fact means annulling the results of local elections.
- The Council of Guardians, an institution that stands above parliament, has annulled the election results of 12 constituencies so far.
- On 13 April 1997, Mali held a first round of legislative elections, but the results were annulled by the Constitutional Court.
- Local courts annulled the results of three municipal elections in Gaza, which Hamas claimed it had won.
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