Origin of cancellation
Related Words for cancellationretirement, reversal, revocation, dissolution, abandonment, annulment, abolition, elimination, repeal, undoing, invalidation, recall, abrogation, repudiation, deletion, nullification, retraction, abandoning, recalling
Examples from the Web for cancellation
Contemporary Examples of cancellation
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’
November 4, 2014
Did the cancellation of Surviving Jack catch you by surprise?Life After ‘SVU’: Christopher Meloni on ‘They Came Together,’ Stabler, and His Famous Behind
June 21, 2014
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'
March 22, 2014
Due to the delay, which may result in cancellation of the program, the IDF is examining alternative sites.Bedouin Relocation Plan Still On Track?
December 17, 2013
The cancellation letter informed me that I was no longer a business.Obamacare May Be Dangerous to Your Health
November 30, 2013
Historical Examples of cancellation
We demanded a cancellation of all debts and that our enemies be banished or punished.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
War, it was reasoned, would cause the cancellation of these obligations.Abraham Lincoln and the Union
Nathaniel W. Stephenson
This is good as a review of cancellation, and as an extension of the idea of a fraction.The Psychology of Arithmetic
Edward L. Thorndike
And a worse penalty might be inflicted, the cancellation of my shooting-licence.Life in an Indian Outpost
The noise, though, told him that there'd been no cancellation of orders so far.Space Tug
also cancelation, 1530s, from Latin cancellationem (nominative cancellatio), noun of action from past participle stem of cancellare "to cancel" (see cancel). Of reservations for conveyances, hotels, etc., from 1953.