Mortgage brokers, lawyers, and appraisers all had to cancel their vacations and work around the clock.
The X-Games' reputation was tainted and Sajed was left with no choice but to cancel the appearance.
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After his election in March, Francis personally rang his news vendor in Buenos Aires to cancel his newspaper subscription.
Big Boi is supposed to be performing, but he had to cancel thanks to a mistimed jump at his last concert.
One paper asked what I would give to "cancel that fatal admission."
Nobody seems to know what to do, so they just sit down and cancel everything.
She must, therefore, he thought, cancel her debt by her hand.
If he can find me another tenant, whom I consider suitable, I may cancel the agreement.
And I must school myself to cancel all plans beginning “If she will—if only.”
late 14c., "cross out with lines," from Anglo-French canceler, from Latin cancellare "to make resemble a lattice," which in Late Latin took on a sense "cross out something written" by marking it with crossed lines, from cancelli, plural of cancellus "lattice, grating," diminutive of cancer "crossed bars, lattice," a variant of carcer "prison" (see incarceration). Figurative use, "to nullify an obligation" is from mid-15c. Related: Canceled (also cancelled); cancelling.
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