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cancellation

can·cel·la·tion [or] can·ce·la·tion

cancellation [or] cancelation

 
 
pronunciation:
kaen s leI shihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of omission, deletion, or invalidation.
The cancellation of the baseball game was a big disappointment for the fans.
similar words:
abolition, cancel, undoing
definition 2: something that has been done away with, abolished, withdrawn, or annulled, such as a hotel reservation.
The restaurant had a lot of cancellations last night because of the snowstorm.
similar words:
abolition, cancel
definition 3: the marks or perforations indicating invalidation for reuse, as on a postage stamp or admission ticket.
This stamp has already been used; you can see the cancellation.
similar words:
cancel
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