Call off

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Definition

to call off (an event): to cancel, to stop (an event)
verb
The wedding was called off; it was the bride who cancelled it.
The referees called off the game due to the rain. It's the third time this week that it has been cancelled.

Examples

  • "After I gave it to him he broke up with me and called off the engagement!"

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