Definition of 'cancellation'
Example sentences containing 'cancellation'
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One 48-hour strike led to the cancellation of 44 flights and it is likely that more disruption will be caused next month. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As of last night the exact details of further cancellations were being worked out. The Sun (2015)We have had to make an insurance claim for a flight cancellation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cancellation of flights is perhaps understandable at an airport running with no spare capacity. The Sun (2013)Poor results and the cancellation of race meetings due to snow hurt trading in the first four months. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The main issues involve problems with payouts following flight cancellations, delays and holidays being cut short. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The cancellations affect 23 flights a week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This led to the cancellation of a further 11 trains followed by delays of up to five hours when services resumed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gatwick will remain closed until at least 10am today, raising the prospect of further cancellations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It will mean a lot of last-minute cancellations, and a lot of people losing their holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This means that people whose trips had to be abandoned because of the cancellation of flights to the eastern seaboard last week won't lose out. The Sun (2012)It is running a rolling, two-week cancellation of flights. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gatwick prepared to handle 100,000 passengers yesterday, but warned of delays and cancellations to some flights. Times, Sunday Times (2010) The cancellation of this Rome to Milan flight was beyond our control and the passengers were provided with a full refund. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Flight delays and cancellations top the list of holiday complaints, followed by long waits to reclaim baggage, a survey suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Black ice caused more accidents on the roads, and snow brought further delays and cancellations to train services and airports in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A spokesman said: 'We deeply regret the inconvenience this flight cancellation caused. Times, Sunday Times (2013)September and this month cut its profit forecast for the full year to between 8.2 million and 8.6 million as poor weather led to further cancellations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Fears over security at the airport have now led to the cancellation of flights between Britain and Sharm until at least the end of the month. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Both unions involved in the dispute have called off the strike after talks with the French government, but airlines had earlier announced further cancellations for today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'cancellation'
annulment, abolition, repeal, elimination
Trends of 'cancellation'
In Common Usage. cancellation is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'cancellation'
British English: cancellation /ˌkænsɪˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
Cancellation is the fact or an instance of cancelling.
The cancellation of his visit has disappointed many people.
- American English: cancellation
- Arabic: إِلْغَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: cancelamento
- Chinese: 取消
- Croatian: otkazivanje
- Czech: zrušení
- Danish: aflysning
- Dutch: annulering
- European Spanish: cancelación
- Finnish: peruutus
- French: annulation
- German: Absage
- Greek: ακύρωση
- Italian: annullamento
- Japanese: キャンセル
- Korean: 취소
- Norwegian: kansellering
- Polish: odwołanie
- European Portuguese: cancelamento
- Romanian: anulare
- Russian: отмена
- Spanish: cancelación
- Swedish: avbokning
- Thai: การยกเลิก
- Turkish: iptal
- Ukrainian: скасування
- Vietnamese: sự hủy bỏ
Definition of cancellation from the Collins English Dictionary
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