precancel


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pre·can·cel

 (prē-kăn′səl)
tr.v. pre·can·celed, pre·can·cel·ing, pre·can·cels or pre·can·celled or pre·can·cel·ling
To cancel (a postage stamp) before mailing.
n.
A precanceled stamp or envelope.

pre′can·cel·la′tion n.

precancel

(priːˈkænsəl)
vb, -cels, -celling or -celled, -cels, -celing or -celed
(Philately) (tr) to cancel (postage stamps) before placing them on mail
n
(Philately) a precancelled stamp
preˌcancelˈlation n

pre•can•cel

(priˈkæn səl)

v.t.
to cancel (a stamp) before affixing it to an envelope.
pre`can•cel•la′tion, n.

precancel


Past participle: precancelled
Gerund: precancelling

Imperative
precancel
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Present
I precancel
you precancel
he/she/it precancels
we precancel
you precancel
they precancel
Preterite
I precancelled
you precancelled
he/she/it precancelled
we precancelled
you precancelled
they precancelled
Present Continuous
I am precancelling
you are precancelling
he/she/it is precancelling
we are precancelling
you are precancelling
they are precancelling
Present Perfect
I have precancelled
you have precancelled
he/she/it has precancelled
we have precancelled
you have precancelled
they have precancelled
Past Continuous
I was precancelling
you were precancelling
he/she/it was precancelling
we were precancelling
you were precancelling
they were precancelling
Past Perfect
I had precancelled
you had precancelled
he/she/it had precancelled
we had precancelled
you had precancelled
they had precancelled
Future
I will precancel
you will precancel
he/she/it will precancel
we will precancel
you will precancel
they will precancel
Future Perfect
I will have precancelled
you will have precancelled
he/she/it will have precancelled
we will have precancelled
you will have precancelled
they will have precancelled
Future Continuous
I will be precancelling
you will be precancelling
he/she/it will be precancelling
we will be precancelling
you will be precancelling
they will be precancelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been precancelling
you have been precancelling
he/she/it has been precancelling
we have been precancelling
you have been precancelling
they have been precancelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been precancelling
you will have been precancelling
he/she/it will have been precancelling
we will have been precancelling
you will have been precancelling
they will have been precancelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been precancelling
you had been precancelling
he/she/it had been precancelling
we had been precancelling
you had been precancelling
they had been precancelling
Conditional
I would precancel
you would precancel
he/she/it would precancel
we would precancel
you would precancel
they would precancel
Past Conditional
I would have precancelled
you would have precancelled
he/she/it would have precancelled
we would have precancelled
you would have precancelled
they would have precancelled
References in periodicals archive ?
Studies of other texts whose precancel version survives could eventually explain the censors' methods and their working practices.
2) : preparatory or prerequisite to: premedical b : in advance: beforehand: precancel prepay 2 : in front of: anterior to: preaxial premolar