Definitions for revocationˌrɛv əˈkeɪ ʃən
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the state of being cancelled or annulled
the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
"the revocation of a law"
An act or instance of revoking.
Origin: From revocationem (accusative of revocatio)
the act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall
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
Origin: [L. revocatio: cf. F. rvocation.]
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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The revocation was based on a pile of lies, including the idea that I promote violence. My 25-year history of peaceful, prayerful action speaks for itself, in spite of many objections by the airlines and Australia. We have been in the air 11 hours and will land in about [four]. Please pray that we can get past immigration so the truth can be told throughout Australia.
I don't think you go on a vacation and disappear, and don't tell anybody, and cut your hair and dye your hair, and hide out in a shabby apartment in a resort town. ... They fought so hard to keep him out of trouble when he killed four innocent people drinking three times the legal limit of alcohol, there's no doubt in my mind that when the video came out that showed him at that party and he was facing a possible revocation of probation, they made a conscious decision to run, and they did.
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