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Meaning of CANCELLATION

Pronunciation:  `kansu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
  2. [n]  the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void
 

CANCELLATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: abrogation, annulment, attainder, civil death, negation, nullification, override, recission, repeal, rescission, write-off

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Can`cel*la"tion\, n. [L. cancellatio: cf. F.
cancellation.]
1. The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the
   cansellation of certain words in a contract, or of the
   contract itself.

2. (Math.) The operation of striking out common factors, in
   both the dividend and divisor.

 
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