Cancellation meaning

kănsə-lāshən
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The mark or marks showing that something is canceled.
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The act or an instance of canceling.
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A mark or a perforation indicating canceling.
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Something canceled, especially a released accommodation or an unfilled appointment.
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The act of canceling.
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Something canceled.
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The act, or the marks or perforations made in the act, of canceling something.
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The act, process, or result of cancelling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.
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(philately) A postmark that marks a postage stamp so as to prevent its reuse.
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(law) In United States intellectual property law, a proceeding in which an interested party seeks to cancel the registration of a trademark or patent.
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The definition of cancellation is the act of cancelling something, or saying that something is no longer going to happen.

When you had scheduled a reservation and you decide not to go so you call the restaurant and let them know, the phone call is an example of a cancellation.

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A remedy by which a court calls in, annuls, and retains possession of a void or rescinded written legal document because it may cause unnecessary litigation or make a person’s title to property unclear. For example, a court may call in, annul, and retain possession of a void deed to real estate that a party used to falsely claim title to someone else’s real property, in order to prevent any such claims in the future.
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(mathematics) The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.
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Origin of cancellation

  • cancel +‎ -ation

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