noun see precancel I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • precancellation — See precancel. * * * …   Universalium

  • precancellation — pre·cancellation …   English syllables

  • precancellation — noun see precancel I …   Useful english dictionary

  • precancel — precancellation, n. /pree kan seuhl/, v., precanceled, precanceling or (esp. Brit.) precancelled, precancelling, n. Philately. v.t. 1. to cancel (a stamp) before placing it on a piece of postal matter. n. 2. a precanceled stamp. [1920 25; PRE +… …   Universalium

  • precancel — I. transitive verb Date: 1921 to cancel (a postage stamp) in advance of use • precancellation noun II. noun Date: 1929 a precanceled postage stamp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Overprint — This article is about overprints on stamps and currency. For the use of the term in printing, see overprinting. France, 1929: Commemorative overprint for the Philatelic Exposition in Le Havre. An overprint is an additional layer of text or… …   Wikipedia

  • precancel — [prē kan′səl] vt. precanceled or precancelled, precanceling or precancelling to cancel (a postage stamp) before use in mailing: chiefly in the past participle n. a precanceled stamp precancellation n …   English World dictionary

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