Definition of call off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

call off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

call off somebody

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call off something

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call somebody off

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call something off

 
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to order a dog or a person to stop attacking, searching, etc.
 to cancel something; to decide that something will not happen to call off a deal/trip/strike They have called off their engagement (= decided not to get married). The game was called off because of bad weather.
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