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English definition of “cancel sth out”

cancel sth out

phrasal verb with cancel
 
 
/ˈkænsəl/ verb [T] (present participle mainly UK cancelling, past tense and past participle cancelled, present participle US canceling, past tense and past participle canceled)
If something cancels out another thing, it stops it from having any effect.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
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