American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or an instance of canceling.
- n. A mark or a perforation indicating canceling.
- n. Something canceled, especially a released accommodation or an unfilled appointment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cancelation.
- n. In anatomy, reticulation; the state of being cancellated: as, the cancellation of bone.
- n. In gastropods, the system of intersecting ridges on the surface of the shell.
- n. The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.
- n. mathematics The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.
- n. philately A postmark that marks a postage stamp so as to prevent its reuse.
- n. law In United States intellectual property law, a proceeding in which an interested party seeks to cancel the registration of a trademark or patent.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act, process, or result of canceling.
- n. (Math.) The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.
- n. the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
- n. the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void
- cancel + -ation (Wiktionary)
“Even in the case that clients use the word cancellation as a remote possibility, companies need to start acting on reducing the intake of people, reducing costs and ultimately protecting the bottom line," Mr. Vree adds.”
“Failure to do so can result in cancellation of your child's procedure.”
“Question: I realize the Lone Star cancellation is "old news," but I have two questions about it.”
“I agree that cancellation is the wrong way to describe it.”
“To even think that the DI's press release has something to do with the cancellation is mere tard-talk.”
“Apparently its cancellation is part of an innovative new media strategy that involves commissioning no more separate columns or blogs for the magazine's website.”
“The testing agency recently began investigating the claims, which could result in cancellation of scores provided to colleges.”
“I guarantee you, as it stands now, cancellation is the fate of Constellation and EELV will wind up trapping is in LEO for another 40 years, or worse, on the ground.”
“Fail to prosecute a viable human space exploration program beyond LEO will result in cancellation of the UNmanned probes after about three or four Congressional election cycles.”
“I am childless - the concept of this being the reason for a swimming lesson cancellation is superb!”
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