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Pronunciation:  `kansu'leyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
  2. [n]  the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void

CANCELLATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: abrogation, annulment, attainder, civil death, negation, nullification, override, recission, repeal, rescission, write-off



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Can`cel*la"tion\, n. [L. cancellatio: cf. F.
1. The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the
   cansellation of certain words in a contract, or of the
   contract itself.

2. (Math.) The operation of striking out common factors, in
   both the dividend and divisor.

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