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revocation

[rev-uh-key-shuh n] /ˌrɛv əˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of revoking; annulment.
2.
Law. nullification or withdrawal, especially of an offer to contract.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English revocacion < Latin revocātiōn- (stem of revocātiō) a calling back, equivalent to revocāt(us) (past participle of revocāre to revoke) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
revocative
[rev-uh-key-tiv, ri-vok-uh-] /ˈrɛv əˌkeɪ tɪv, rɪˈvɒk ə-/ (Show IPA),
revocatory
[rev-uh-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈrɛv ə kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
nonrevocation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re vocation

revocation

/ˌrɛvəˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of revoking or state of being revoked; cancellation
2.
  1. the cancellation or annulment of a legal instrument, esp a will
  2. the withdrawal of an offer, power of attorney, etc
Derived Forms
revocatory (ˈrɛvəkətərɪ; -trɪ) adjective
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Word Origin and History for re vocation

revocation

n.

early 15c., from Old French revocacion or directly from Latin revocationem (nominative revocatio) "a calling back, recalling," noun of action from past participle stem of revocare (see revoke).

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