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cancellationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌkæn.səlˈeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌkæn.səlˈeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of cancellation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cancellationnoun [C or U]

US also cancelation uk   /ˌkænsəˈleɪʃən/ us  
a situation in which something that has been arranged is stopped from happening: flight/train cancellations Please call and inform us as soon as possible if you need to make a cancellation. The train service posted a notice that travelers could expect delays and cancellations through this weekend.
LAW an act of officially ending a legal agreement or responsibility: It is time for the West to think of answering the call for a cancellation of Third World debt. Regulators examined 90 randomly selected cases of policy cancellations and found violations in each one.
LAW, BANKING an act of marking a cheque or other document to show that it has been used and cannot be used again: Pre-canceled stamps do not require manual cancellation by the Post Office.
COMMERCE an act of stopping an order for goods or services: The company anticipates that cancellations and rescheduling of existing orders will adversely impact its business.
(Definition of cancellation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cancellation”
in Arabic إلغاء…
in Korean 취소…
in Portuguese cancelamento, anulação…
in Catalan cancel·lació…
in Japanese 中止, キャンセル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 取消, 撤销, 使作废…
in Turkish iptal…
in Russian отмена…
in Chinese (Traditional) 取消, 撤銷, 使作廢…
in Italian annullamento, disdetta…
in Polish odwołanie…
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