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English definition of “cancel”

cancel

verb uk   /ˈkæn.səl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
B1 [I or T] to decide that an organized event will not happen, or to stop an order for goods or services that you no longer want: They had to cancel tomorrow's game because of the bad weather. The 7.10 train to London has been cancelled. to cancel a magazine subscription [T] to mark a stamp to show that it has been used and cannot be used again
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