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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to call off)
a. cancelar
My boss canceled the meeting.Mi jefe canceló la junta.
b. suspender
Our Internet service was canceled because we missed a payment.Nos suspendieron el servicio de Internet porque se nos faltó un pago.
2. (to end)
a. anular
I canceled the contract when I got a bad recommendation about the seller.Anulé el contrato cuando recibí una mala recomendación sobre el vendedor.
b. cancelar
My visa was canceled because it expired.Cancelaron mi visa porque expiró.
3. (mathematics)
a. anular
It is possible to cancel the numerator and denominator in this fraction.Es posible anular el numerador y el denominador en esta fracción.
4. (to mark as used or void)
a. anular
We decided to pay in cash, so I canceled the check.Decidimos pagar en efectivo, entonces anulé el cheque.
b. matasellar
The post office is canceling letters with a special design in honor of our country's heroes.La oficina de correos está matasellando las cartas con un diseño especial en honor a los héroes de la patria.
5. (computing)
a. cancelar
You can cancel the operation by pressing the escape key.Puedes cancelar la operación pulsando la tecla de escape.
6. (to delete)
a. suprimir
My editor had me cancel the last chapter and write a new ending to the book.El editor me hizo suprimir el capítulo final y escribir un nuevo final para el libro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to call off)
a. cancelar
The couple canceled at the last minute.La pareja canceló en el último minuto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (computing)
a. cancelar
Press cancel to end the database operation.Presione cancelar para poner fin a la operación de la base de datos.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (match, trip)
a. suspender
2. (flight, train)
a. suspender, cancelar
3. (order, subscription)
a. anular
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
they were supposed to be playing tonight, but they've cancelediban a tocar hoy, pero lo han suspendido
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cancel [ˈkænsəl] cancelled canceled (US)
transitive verb
1 [+reservation, taxi] anular; cancelar; [+room] anular la reserva de; [+holiday, party, plans] suspender; [+flight, train, performance] suspender; cancelar; [+order, contract] anular; [+permission etc] retirar; (Aut) [+indicator] quitar
One of the reasons I failed my driving test was that I forgot to cancel the indicator after turning left
2 (mark, frank) [+stamp] matar; [+cheque] anular
3 (delete) [+name, word] borrar; suprimir
4 (Mat) anular
intransitive verb
[+tourist etc] cancelar la reserva/el vuelo etc
There is normally no refund should a client choose to cancel
cancel key (n) tecla (f) de anulación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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