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noun [singular] formal void pronunciation in British English /vɔɪd/
  1. 1
    a situation in which something important that is usually present is no longer there
    fill the void:

    It will be difficult to fill the void left by his departure.

  2. 2
    the sad feeling caused by the loss of someone or something that you love

    Her husband’s death left a terrible void.

  3. 3
    an extremely large empty space

    The sea stretched before him like an endless void.

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    in astronomy, a vast empty space that contains few or no galaxies. The biggest, which contain no large clusters of galaxies (or superclusters), are called supervoids.Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/04/2015

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