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cancellationnoun [C or U]

uk   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   us   /ˌkænsəˈleɪʃən/
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 ​trainserviceposted a ​notice that ​travelers could expect delays and cancellations through this ​weekend.
LAW an ​act of ​officiallyending a ​legalagreement or ​responsibility: It is ​time for the West to ​think of answering the ​call for a cancellation of Third World ​debt. Regulators ​examined 90 ​randomlyselectedcases of ​policy cancellations and ​foundviolations 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 ​requiremanual cancellation by the Post ​Office.
COMMERCE an ​act of ​stopping an ​order for ​goods or ​services: The ​companyanticipates that cancellations and ​rescheduling of existing ​orders will ​adverselyimpact 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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