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Definition of REVOCATION

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Revocation \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. [1913 Webster]

              One that saw the people bent for the revocation of Calvin, gave him notice of their affection.
                                                    --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "revocation": abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, countermand, counterorder, crossing, defeasance, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation, disowning, disownment, disproof, expatriation, forswearing, gainsaying, impugnment, invalidation, nullification, palinode, palinody, recall, recantation, refutation, renege, reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repeal, repudiation, rescinding, rescindment, rescission, retractation, retraction, reversal, revoke, revokement, setting aside, suspension, unsaying, vacation, vacatur, voidance, voiding, waiver, waiving, withdrawal, write-off

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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