re vocative

revocation

[rev-uh-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of revoking; annulment.
2.
Law. nullification or withdrawal, especially of an offer to contract.

Origin:
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

revocative [rev-uh-key-tiv, ri-vok-uh-] , revocatory [rev-uh-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
nonrevocation, noun
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revocation (ˌrɛvəˈkeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of revoking or state of being revoked; cancellation
2.  a.  the cancellation or annulment of a legal instrument, esp a will
 b.  the withdrawal of an offer, power of attorney, etc
 
revocatory
 
adj

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revocation
c.1410, from L. revocationem (nom. revocatio) "a calling back, recalling," noun of action from revocare (see revoke).
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