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One entry found for cancel.
Main Entry: can·cel
Pronunciation: primarystresskan(t)-sschwal
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -celed or -celled; -cel·ing or can·cel·ling /-s(schwa-)lieng/
1 : to cross out or strike out with a line : DELETE
2 a : to destroy the force or effectiveness of <cancel an order> <cancel an appointment> b : to match in force or effect : 2OFFSET <cancelled each other out>
3 a : to divide a numerator and denominator by the same number b : to remove something equivalent from both sides of an equation or account
4 : to mark a postage stamp or check so that it cannot be reused
- can·cel·er or can·cel·ler /-s(schwa-)lschwar/ noun

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