- re·can·cel·la·tion, noun
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The New York Times reported in August that several people who serve on the volunteer committee that oversees the restaurant and chef awards were unaware of the cancellation until hours before it was announced to the public.The Mess That Is the 2020 James Beard Awards, Explained | Elazar Sontag | September 11, 2020 | Eater
The foundation simultaneously announced the cancellation of the 2021 awards, as well as plans to work with an outside social justice agency to reevaluate policies and procedures of the awards.The Mess That Is the 2020 James Beard Awards, Explained | Elazar Sontag | September 11, 2020 | Eater
The cancellation marks the first time in Comic-Con’s 50-year history that the event, the largest convention of its kind in the US, will not take place.How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries | Alissa Wilkinson | September 11, 2020 | Vox
Most airlines, hotels, outfitters, and operators have responded to the pandemic by introducing flexible cancellation policies, with United, American, and Delta recently eliminating all change fees.
According to the company, Project Lighthouse will identify discrimination by measuring whether a renter’s perceived race correlates with differences in the rate or quality of that person’s bookings, cancellations, or reviews.What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism. | Amy Nordrum | September 5, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
It was later revived on TNT for four more seasons before the network announced its cancellation on May 10, 2013.Ben McKenzie’s Journey From Reluctant Teen Idol on ‘The O.C.’ to Sheriff of ‘Gotham’ | Marlow Stern | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Did the cancellation of Surviving Jack catch you by surprise?Life After ‘SVU’: Christopher Meloni on ‘They Came Together,’ Stabler, and His Famous Behind | Marlow Stern | June 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect the cancellation of Alice in Arabia.Hollywood’s Major Muslim Problem Doesn't End With 'Alice in Arabia' | Dean Obeidallah | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Due to the delay, which may result in cancellation of the program, the IDF is examining alternative sites.
The cancellation letter informed me that I was no longer a business.
After the death of the insured the rights of the parties become fixed, and there can be no cancellation.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
A surrender or cancellation of a policy may be avoided on the ground of mutual mistake.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
I had called him and told him that I would recommend the cancellation of that parade.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Moreover the ill repute of the transaction was indicated by the prompt cancellation of the rate when discovered in 1905.Railroads: Rates and Regulations | William Z. Ripley
And a worse penalty might be inflicted, the cancellation of my shooting-licence.Life in an Indian Outpost | Gordon Casserly
British Dictionary definitions for cancellation
the fact or an instance of cancelling
something that has been cancelled, such as a theatre ticket, esp when it is available for another person to take: we have a cancellation in the stalls
the marks or perforation made by cancelling
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