cancellation

[ kan-suh-ley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF cancellation
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We demanded a cancellation of all debts and that our enemies be banished or punished.

War, it was reasoned, would cause the cancellation of these obligations.

This is good as a review of cancellation, and as an extension of the idea of a fraction.

And a worse penalty might be inflicted, the cancellation of my shooting-licence.

The noise, though, told him that there'd been no cancellation of orders so far.

The method of cancellation used in that country is crude but effective.

I had called him and told him that I would recommend the cancellation of that parade.

A woman cannot contract another marriage within six months from the dissolution or cancellation of her former marriage.

Without leaving the cancellation of the shadowed wall he spoke with a caution that equaled her own.

It also stipulated for the cancellation of the patent in certain eventualities.

WORD ORIGIN

also cancelation, 1530s, from Latin cancellationem (nominative cancellatio), noun of action from past participle stem of cancellare "to cancel" (see cancel). Of reservations for conveyances, hotels, etc., from 1953.

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