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  • v. Present participle of cancel.


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  • Putin – cancelling the missle defense plans for Europe got no Iran sanctions and got him to up the ante on Nuke negotiations

    Matthew Yglesias » The Good Kind of Failure

  • Fox wasted no time in cancelling the ratings deprived β€œThe Return of Jezebel James,” starring Parkey Posey and Lauren Ambrose.

    Ugly Betty to Return May 7 on ABC

  • Rumsfeld should have stood up to the AF general who threatened to resign and cancelled the F-22, just as he stood up to the Army and Secretary of the Army White in cancelling the $11 billion Crusader project.

    Think Progress » Pentagon Approves $11 Billion Contract For Useless Weapons System

  • The course of the President in cancelling the liberating clause of General Fremont's proclamation is still much canvassed by the public.

    The Civil War in America

  • As appalling as is the notion of cancelling elections proposed by former Chair Soaries, the who and how question with respect to the EAC Commissioneres is not really the issue.

    The EAC Gopher Bash

  • As she was finishing and I was making hot chocolate, we got a call cancelling the lesson and it became a snow day, and all of us suddenly were in better moods, and Elaine and I were feeling like kids although in my case a kid recovering from laproscopic back surgery.


  • John Sanders recalls cancelling this out from under you when sales dropped to 199,000.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • One of the women, Barbara Guerra, 32, a men's magazine model and reality television contestant, said she recently received a call cancelling her appearance at a sporting event. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • This would entail cancelling a percentage of flights to give the airport breathing space to enable it to contain the disruption to as short a time as possible. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • Organisers toyed with the idea of cancelling the Whitehaven Festival after Derrick Bird gunned down 12 people across west Cumbria before taking his own life.

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