precancel

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English[edit]

1938 US precancel

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ cancel

Verb[edit]

precancel (third-person singular simple present precancels, present participle precanceling or precancelling, simple past and past participle precanceled or precancelled)

  1. To cancel or frank a postage stamp prior to posting it.

Noun[edit]

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precancel (plural precancels)

  1. A postage stamp or mail item that has been precancelled.