AskDefine | Define cancellation

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1 the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
2 the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void

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  1. The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.
  2. The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.
  3. A postmark that marks a postage stamp so as to prevent its reuse.
  4. 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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Extensive Definition

Cancel may refer to:
  • An alternate name for the archangel Camael.

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