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Cancellation   /kˌænsəlˈeɪʃən/   Listen

The act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement.
The speech act of revoking or annulling or making void.

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"Cancellation" Quotes from Famous Books

... cent of the interest accruing on the bonds so pledged during the time they remain with the Treasurer as security for the increased circulation, the bonds so pledged to be redeemable by the banks at their pleasure, either in whole or in part, by returning their own bills for cancellation to an amount equal to the face of the bonds withdrawn. I would further suggest for your consideration the propriety of authorizing national banks to diminish their standing issue at pleasure, by returning for cancellation their own bills and withdrawing so many United States bonds as are pledged ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant • James D. Richardson

... for a week of great things in the next town, when Wednesday night a cancellation notice came for that precious week. Something had gone wrong, and the pencilled date had to be rubbed out. Of course, by all the laws of the legislatures that week should never have been rubbed out, because ...
— Writing for Vaudeville • Brett Page

... fit you in late this afternoon, sir," she said. "It might even be earlier, if we get a cancellation." ...
— 2 B R 0 2 B • Kurt Vonnegut

... is not used for writing purposes on paper, but is found best adapted for marking linen and cancellation or endorsing purposes. It is chiefly composed of nitrate of silver preparations, to which heat must be applied after it has been dried; or a pigment is commingled with the same vehicles used in making common printing ink and in ...
— Forty Centuries of Ink • David N. Carvalho

Words linked to "Cancellation" :   cancel, abrogation, repeal, recission, annulment, civil death, negation, rescission, attainder, nullification, override, write-off

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