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cancel (someone)

slang To reject, spurn, disregard, or permanently dismiss someone. Harvey Weinstein is just one of the prominent men in Hollywood who have been effectively canceled in the wake of the Me Too movement. After today's revelation, can we all just agree to cancel him already?
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canceled

Having been permanently rejected, spurned, disregarded, or dismissed. Said especially of a celebrity or other public figure who has been treated in such a way after having committed or been accused of criminal, offensive, or otherwise troublesome actions, especially sexual misconduct or bigoted statements. After today's revelation, can we all just agree that he's canceled?
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