Definitions for revocationˌrɛv əˈkeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rev•o•ca•tionˌrɛv əˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of revoking; annulment.

Origin of revocation:

1375–1425; late ME revocacion < L revocātiō calling back =revocā(re) to revoke+-tiō -tion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revocation, annulment(noun)

    the state of being cancelled or annulled

  2. revocation(noun)

    the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done

    "the revocation of a law"


  1. revocation(Noun)

    An act or instance of revoking.

  2. Origin: From revocationem (accusative of revocatio)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revocation(noun)

    the act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall

  2. Revocation(noun)

    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


  1. Revocation

    Revocation is the act of recall or annulment. It is the reversal of an act, the recalling of a grant, or the making void of some deed previously existing.

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