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verb American English pronunciation: cancel /ˈkæns(ə)l/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycancel
he/she/itcancels
present participlecanceling or cancelling
past tensecancelled or canceled
past participlecancelled or canceled

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to say that something that has been arranged will not now happen

    Jackson canceled the tour after suffering a throat infection.

    The 4:05 train has been canceled.

    If you're too busy to see her, I'll call and cancel.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to say that a legal agreement or obligation is now ended

    There has been a call for Third World debt to be canceled.

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