Definition of precancellation in English:

precancellation

noun

US
  • The act of cancelling something before it is due to take place, especially (Philately) a stamp before it is used for mailing, often to facilitate bulk mailing; an instance of this. Also occasionally: = precancel.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Chicago Tribune. From pre- + cancellation.

Pronunciation

precancellation

/ˌpriːkansɪˈleɪʃn/