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verb cancel pronunciation in British English /ˈkæns(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycancel
he/she/itcancels
present participlecancelling
past tensecancelled
past participlecancelled
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to say that something that has been arranged will not now happen

    Jackson cancelled the tour after suffering a throat infection.

    The 4.05 train has been cancelled.

    If you’re too busy to see her, I’ll phone 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 cancelled.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to mark a ticket, stamp, or cheque so that it cannot be used again

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