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ˌkæn səˈleɪ ʃəncan·cel·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cancellationnoun

    the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement

  2. cancellationnoun

    the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void


  1. cancellationnoun

    The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.

  2. cancellationnoun

    The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.

  3. cancellationnoun

    A postmark that marks a postage stamp so as to prevent its reuse.

  4. cancellationnoun

    In United States intellectual property law, a proceeding in which an interested party seeks to cancel the registration of a trademark or patent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cancellationnoun

    the act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cansellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself

    Etymology: [L. cancellatio: cf. F. cancellation.]

  2. Cancellationnoun

    the operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor

    Etymology: [L. cancellatio: cf. F. cancellation.]


  1. Cancellation

    A cancellation is a postal marking applied on a postage stamp or postal stationery to deface the stamp and prevent its re-use. Cancellations come in a huge variety of designs, shapes, sizes and colors. Modern United States cancellations commonly include the date and post office location where the stamps were mailed, in addition to lines or bars designed to cover the stamp itself. The term "postal marking" sometimes is used to refer specifically to the part that contains the date and posting location, although the term often is used interchangeably with "cancellation." The portion of a cancellation that is designed to deface the stamp and does not contain writing is also called the "obliteration" or killer. Some stamps are issued pre-cancelled with a printed or stamped cancellation and do not need to have a cancellation added. Cancellations can affect the value of stamps to collectors, positively or negatively. The cancellations of some countries have been extensively studied by philatelists and many stamp collectors and postal history collectors collect cancellations in addition to the stamps themselves.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cancellation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cancellation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cancellation in a Sentence

  1. The IOC:

    Therefore, cancellation is not on the agenda.

  2. Brianna Glenn:

    I have people going to London next month, and they ’ll come to me and ask me about cancelling, and what are the risks. I ’ll discuss it with them, but we have to be realistic and understanding that safety ca n’t be accurately predicted. We have to be sensible about risks, but I don’t want them to cheat themselves and live inside a safety bubble. One of the biggest terrorist attacks in London occurred July 7, 2005. Sometimes referred to as 7/7, the series of synchronized terroristsuicide bombings in the central city targeted civilians usingthe public transport systemduring rush hour. But more recently, France -- another major destination for American tourists -- has been hit hard by a series of devastating attacks. After the 2016 attacks in Nice, France, Brianna Glenn said she had one cancellation -- but that client wasn't even traveling to France. Sometimes it’s irrational, Glenn admitted but still, she recommends that all travelers purchase travel insurance for big trips. I’ve had people change routes of flights to avoid certain airports. Wednesday’s tragic event took place in one of London’s most populated areas, near Parliament Square. Steve Born, vice president of marketing for the Globus Family of Brands, told Fox News that across Steve Born company they currently have 69 guests in London, and all are accounted for in their home base hotels. A few guests are staying near the location of the attack.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    If anyone's got a doubt that United States may not be taking safety very seriously, I think this is an affirmation that safety is a primary consideration when it comes to the FDA and the CDC, that's why it was done and that's why it's a pause. It isn't a cancellation, it's a pause.

  4. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu:

    But all that is dependent on the cancellation of the visa requirement for our citizens, which is also an item in the agreement of March 18, if visa liberalization does not follow, we will be forced to back away from the deal on taking back (refugees) and the agreement of March 18.

  5. United States:

    Was the provocation organized by Kiev in this region the real reason for cancellation ? publicly, we heard just such an explanation, we took note of it. Is this a reality ? I think that you still need to look for answers in the United States domestic political situation. The dominant factor in making a decision is domestic political realities in the US.

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    a petty misdeed
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