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p prés etc -ll- -l- (American English)
British English: /ˈkans(ə)l/
American English: /ˈkænsəl/

Translation of cancel in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (call off)
    annuler (event, order, booking, train, flight)
  • 2 (Finance) (nullify)
    résilier (contract, policy)
    annuler (loan, debt, invoice)
    mettre une opposition à (cheque, credit card)
  • 6 (Computing)
    annuler (command, instruction)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (from meal, function, meeting) se décommander
    (after booking) annuler

Phrasal verbs

cancel out

1 cancel out
(arguments, views)
2 cancel out [something] 2.1 (gen)
neutraliser (emotion, effect, trend, gain)
the arguments cancel each other out
les arguments se neutralisent
2.2 (Mathematics)
éliminer (equation)

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