cancel sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cancel sth out" in British English

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cancel sth out

phrasal verb with cancel uk   us   /ˈkæn.səl/ verb (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to ​remove the ​effect of one thing by doing another thing that has the ​oppositeeffect: This month's ​paycheque will ​cancel out his ​debt, but it won't give him any ​extramoney.
(Definition of cancel sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cancel sth out" in Business English

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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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