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Meaning of REVOCATION

Pronunciation:  `revu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done; "the revocation of a law"
  2. [n]  the state of being cancelled or annulled
 

REVOCATION is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: annulment
 
 See Also: abrogation, annulment, repeal, state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rev`o*ca"tion\, n. [L. revocatio: cf. F.
r['e]vocation.]
1. The act of calling back, or the state of being recalled;
   recall.

         One that saw the people bent for the revocation of
         Calvin, gave him notice of their affection.
                                               --Hooker.

2. The act by which one, having the right, annuls an act
   done, a power or authority given, or a license, gift, or
   benefit conferred; repeal; reversal; as, the revocation of
   an edict, a power, a will, or a license.

 

 

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