cancellation cancellation  /ˌkæn sə ˈleɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  • The Pope's opponents burst out in celebration at the east Rome campus when reached with the news of the cancellation.

News

  1. Galaxy Resources Limited - Prospectus Dispatch Delay and Cancellation of Shareholder Briefings

    Galaxy Resources Limited - Prospectus Dispatch Delay and Cancellation of Shareholder Briefings
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. SKorea: Talks with North scrapped over negotiators

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Koreas' first high-level talks in years were scrapped a day before they were to begin Wednesday because the sides didn't agree on the delegation leaders, South Korea said. The cancellation deflated tentative hopes that the rivals would improve ties following years of rising hostility.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Heat forces cancellation of Del Oro High graduation; five sent to hospitals

    Withering heat sickened at least 15 people, two critically, at a packed Saturday morning graduation ceremony at Del Oro High School in Loomis, sending five people to local hospitals, overwhelming first responders who scrambled to their aid and forcing the event's cancellation.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

Quotes

  1. "Caruchuri-Rosendo, and others in his position, may now seek cancellation of removal and thereby avoid the harsh consequence of mandatory removal," Justice John Paul Stevens wrote for the court.
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I think at the moment the cancellation of his visa was wholly legitimate," Howard told Channel Seven television last night, according to a transcript of the interview. "I can't see, therefore, circumstances in which it's going to be...
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Bloomberg

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