[ US /ˌɹɛvəˈkeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪvəkˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. the state of being cancelled or annulled
  2. the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
    the revocation of a law
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How To Use revocation In A Sentence

  • We must continue to raise the standards of the rest of the prevocational schools in the country because universities feed from Cuba's vocational schools and pre-universities. NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS
  • Benedict XVI explains that the revocation of the excommunication is personal, concerns the four bishops, and does not imply the canonical recognition of the Fraternity of Saint Pius X which can take place only after a doctrinal realignment of the Fraternity, including the acceptance of Vatican II and the Magisterium of the post-conciliar Popes. Advance Report on the Papal Letter about the Lifting of the SSPX Excommunications
  • Lancey, the Huguenot, contended that he had left France before the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and had received denization in The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy
  • Violation of that license board may result in censure or reprimand or license revocation. Think Progress » GOP Rep. John Fleming On Doctor Saying He Will Refuse Care To Obama Voters: ‘I Applaud What He Said And Did’
  • So this was not a threat to revoke, this was a notice of rescission or revocation.
  • These concessions are exhibited in special schools and courses for the professions, for engineering, for manual training and commerce, in vocational and prevocational courses; and in the spirit in which certain elementary subjects, like the three Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education
  • I would have none of you imagine that he will be fighting for a small matter if we refuse to annul the Megarian decree, of which they make so much, telling us that its revocation would prevent the war. The History of the Peloponnesian War
  • This form of organization has the great advantage of concentrating in large groups the boys who are old enough to make a beginning in prevocational training, and through the departmental system of teaching offers facilities for differentiation of courses to meet their varying needs. Wage Earning and Education
  • The establishment, modification and revocation of a coinsurance group as well as the formulation and amendment of its articles of association shall be reported to CIRC for archival filing.
  • At the revocation itself, not less than half a million escaped from bigoted France to Holland, Germany, and England; and to those in the latter country, Charles II., then on the British throne, granted letters of denization under the great seal, and Parliament relieved them from 'importation duties and passport fees.' The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
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