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"cancel sth out" in British English

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(Definition of cancel sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cancel sth out

phrasal verb with cancel uk   us   /ˈkænsəl/ verb [I or T] (-ll-, US usually -l-)
to ​stop the ​effect of one thing with something that has the ​oppositeeffect: The new ​taxrates will ​cancel out any ​financialbenefits to the ​company.
(Definition of cancel sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cancel sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抵消, 对消…
in Turkish birbirini götürmek, eşit olmak…
in Russian нейтрализовать, свести на нет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抵消, 對消…
in Polish znosić coś, kompensować coś…
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