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precancel

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verb pre·can·cel \(ˌ)prē-ˈkan(t)-səl\

Definition of precancel

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cancel (a postage stamp) in advance of use

precancellation

play \ˌprē-ˌkan(t)-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of precancel

1909


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precancel

noun pre·can·cel

Definition of precancel

  1. :  a precanceled postage stamp

First Known Use of precancel

1903


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