cancelled cancelled  /ˈkæn səld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
  2. (v) postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
  3. (v) make up for
  4. (v) declare null and void; make ineffective
  5. (v) remove or make invisible
  6. (v) make invalid for use
  7. (adj) (of events) no longer planned or scheduled

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You no longer need to keep 91114 cleared on your calendar; HBO has cancelled John from Cincinnati.
  2. In Mexico City, the Catholic Church has cancelled some masses.
  3. The show was soon cancelled.

News

  1. CANCELLED: Adult Volleyball Clinic

    Please note: this event has been cancelled. Brush up on your volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports. Enjoy the sand and sun while sprucing up your game with advanced techniques including serving, setting, spiking, passing and ball control, and diving and rolling drills at the beach volleyball courts on Pier 6. Recommended ages 18+
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. CANCELLED: Teen Volleyball Clinic

    Please note: this event has been cancelled. Teens can sharpen their volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports. Teens will enjoy the sand and sun while sprucing up their game with fundamentals through advanced techniques including serving, setting, spiking, passing and ball control, and diving and rolling drills at the beach volleyball courts on Pier 6 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. CANCELLED: Youth Volleyball Clinic

    Please note: this event has been cancelled. Kids can build their skills with knowledgeable instructors from Metro Beach Sports who will cover the fundamentals of beach volleyball in this series of free, public clinics. Kids can enjoy the sand and sun while developing techniques including serving, setting, spiking, passing and ball control, and diving and rolling drills at the beach volleyball ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "As you may have heard, there's a rumor floating around that we were cancelled," Leno said. "I heard it coming in this morning on the radio. So far, nobody's said anything to me."
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Jay Leno Source: USA Today

  2. "We have to follow the rules and regulations, which means we will have to give him 14 days' notice that his contract will be cancelled," Dave Whelan, the Wigan chairman, said. "He is absolutely sacked - we will not tolerate football players...
    on Oct 30, 2009 By: Dave Whelan Source: Times Online

  3. ("We are in the midst of one of the most challenging summer concert seasons with many tours being cancelled outright," Lilith co-founder Terry McBride said in a press release.)
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Terry McBride Source: Charlotte Observer

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