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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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