Cancelation vs Cancellation - What's the difference?

cancelation | cancellation | Alternative forms |

Cancelation is an alternative form of cancellation.


As nouns the difference between cancelation and cancellation

is that cancelation is (cancellation) while cancellation is the act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cancelation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Usage notes

    Rarely used outside the U.S. According to graphs that show the popularity of cancelation vs. cancellation in the U.S., cancelation is almost 3 times as common in the U.S. after the 80s.

    cancellation

    English

    (cancellation)

    Alternative forms

    * cancelation (US)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act, process, or result of cancelling; as, the cancellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.
  • (mathematics) The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.
  • (philately) A postmark that marks a postage stamp so as to prevent its reuse.
  • (legal) In United States intellectual property law, a proceeding in which an interested party seeks to cancel the registration of a trademark or patent.