In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo transitivocancelling, cancelled, canceling, canceled
- But a lack of volunteers, rising insurance costs and increasing red tape has meant the organisers have cancelled the event.
- Great Yorkshire Show organisers have denied any plans to cancel this year's event because of the foot and mouth crisis.
- We nearly cancelled the whole dinner party plan for tonight.
- Monday's meeting was abandoned following an early morning track inspection and it was decided at 4 pm on Monday to cancel Tuesday's event.
- Two hours before the party, they showed up and cancelled the event.
- The Department wishes to contact them in order to assess the possible effects on them of a decision to cancel your visa.
- How can we justify in effect canceling the Fifth Amendment, nullifying due process, and allowing for indefinite incarceration without a trial?
- As of now, ABC has no plans to cancel the premiere of the show, which is set for September 21st.
- My final letter to the bank cancelled 14 subscriptions and effected an annual saving of nearly £75.
- Earlier this week the event was cancelled after a dispute with police about on-street drinking.
- Early morning fog forced the organisers to delay the start, near Ripon, for half an hour, and when there was no improvement the event was cancelled.
- Sam laughed, ‘Well, I guess we have to cancel our little dinner plans for tonight, I'm sorry.’
- The bank had agreed to keep the accounts separate, and if it wished to cancel this arrangement in view of the changed circumstances, it had to give notice to the customer.
- You can cancel the arrangement at any time should your circumstances change.
- Also, while all indoor concerts and performance events are cancelled, outdoor activities are still held.
- We thought long and hard about cancelling the event, but the day is all about families having fun.
- It was then decided in 2001 to cancel these annual events completely.
- Some said the administration should intervene and cancel the event.
- You should not suddenly stop making payments or cancel the policy without doing research and taking the appropriate financial advice.
- There is no plan to cancel December's grand finale, the organisation said.
- As a codicil it does not annul the testament or cancel the promises.
- I just called to tell you my parents decided to cancel the party.
- The union had authorised industrial action without a ballot and the plaintiff obtained an order that the union should withdraw and cancel any instruction, direction or decision to take strike action.
- Will I get a refund, including additional fees, if the event is cancelled, changed or I cannot go?
- One song event was abruptly cancelled after the audio system apparently malfunctioned.
- All political parties have decided to cancel all debate on the euro, but to proceed with the referendum.
- The organisers reserve the right to change or cancel listed events if weather is too bad.
- Unfortunately we have been informed by your bank that they have cancelled your Direct Debit instruction.
- It is understood the decision to cancel a key meeting planned for Monday was taken after detailed examination of the club's accounts.
- Jefri would cancel the tender process if he found that companies were being manipulated by legislative council members.
- The company does not accept the conclusion and exact arrangements for cancelling the contract are still being finalised.
- If you obtain service work elsewhere, you may void or cancel the warranty all together.
- Near the end of the war, the Federal Aviation Administration's reclassification of South Vietnam as a dangerous combat area had the effect of canceling the insurance of any civil aircraft operating there.
1.2(debt/subscription/order) cancelar(decree/command) anular
- Mr Clarke said the G8 had shown clear commitment to tackle poverty with an agreement to cancel the debt of some of the world's poorest countries.
- He said it was vital for Western nations to help Africa by getting trade restrictions lifted and cancelling debt.
- Finally, the above classifications relate to promissory conditions but there may also be contingent conditions which either suspend or cancel contractual liability.
- Faced with two debtors, neither of whom could repay the loan, the creditor decided to cancel both obligations.
- We totally agree with President Mwanawasa who has appealed to the donor community to consider cancelling Zambia's external debt as Japan has done.
- Jewish law dictated that every seventh year all debts should be cancelled and all slaves freed.
- In March 1681 the king agreed to grant young William, the admiral's heir, proprietary ownership of the lands west of the Delaware River and north of the Maryland border in exchange for canceling the old debt.
- Just cancelling the debts of Third World nations is not enough.
- The document also calls on international financial institutions and donor countries to cancel Africa's debt in order to free up resources to fight the disease.
- Ten years before this in 63 BC, another noble, Catiline, had declared support for redistributing land and cancelling debts.
- We must do all we can to help these people, including cancelling their debts.
- The hope is that the decisions of the G8 leaders will help some of the poorest people in our world by cancelling unpayable debts, giving more and better aid, and creating more just trade rules.
- Forgiving someone who has wronged us is like canceling a debt.
- If it is settled in his or her favour, the debt will be cancelled.
- There should be no conditions, no timetables, no waiting before debt is cancelled.
- Priority, on a global scale, could involve cancelling Third World debt and tackling Africa's AIDS crisis.
- The students are believed to have taken advantage of a loophole in legislation, allowing loan debts to be cancelled by bankruptcy.
- All the debt should be cancelled now, and a massive aid package sent to the affected countries.
- Insurance underwriters have given notice that they will cancel war liabilities from midnight on Monday.
- Bad debt statistics also cover former tenants who have been declared bankrupt and are therefore unable to cancel their debts.
- All of the numerators will be factors of the numerator of the product and all of the denominators will be factors of the denominator of the product, so you can cancel out any factor of anything in a numerator with any factor of anything in a denominator.
- By adding simultaneous equations we may cancel out one of the unknowns.
- Just as numbers cancel out when the same number is on the top and bottom of a fraction (2/2 = 2 ÷ 2 = 1), so do units cancel out if you have the same unit in the numerator and denominator.
- For problems like these, you want to add the two equations together in such a way as to cancel out either the x or y terms.
- If both the numerator and denominator have common factors, then we can cancel these factors out.
2(stamp) matasellar(check) anular(check) cancelar
3(delete)(passage/word/number) tachar(number/word/passage) suprimir
verbo intransitivocancelling, cancelled, canceling, canceled
1(call off)he canceled at the last minute — a último momento canceló la cita (or el viaje etc.)
2(revoke)what will we do if they cancel? — ¿qué vamos a hacer si cancelan el pedido (or la reserva etc.)?
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