I'm looking for a translation of "无效".

Does that mean



Thanks for answers.


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无效 can mean 'invalid' or "ineffectual/ unsuccessful"


球在哨响后才入球笼门,因此无效 - The ball was kicked in after the whistle, therefore, the goal is invalid

化疗电疗均告无效 - Both chemotherapy and electrotherapy have been ineffectual

抢救无效,病人当场死亡 - The emergency rescue effort was unsuccessful, the patient died on the spot

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    Thanks for your answer
    – Tweak
    May 24, 2019 at 12:10

'invalid' should be a more proper one

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