Associations to the word «Cancellation»

Wiktionary

CANCELLATION, noun. The act, process, or result of cancelling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.
CANCELLATION, noun. (mathematics) The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.
CANCELLATION, noun. (philately) A postmark that marks a postage stamp so as to prevent its reuse.
CANCELLATION, noun. (legal) In United States intellectual property law, a proceeding in which an interested party seeks to cancel the registration of a trademark or patent.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle