revocation

Part of speech: noun

The act of revoking; repeal; reversal.

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Usage examples "revocation":

  1. At one of the hot discussions in 1623 preceding the dissolution of the Virginia Company by the revocation of their charter, Smith was present, and said that he hoped for his time spent in Virginia he should receive that year a good quantity of tobacco. - "Captain John Smith", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.
  2. The insurgents and their sympathizers will unquestionably take advantage of the revocation to get from the towns and cities what they need and otherwise strengthen their cause. - "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom", Trumbull White.
  3. Or, do you wish to prepare them for the revocation of these improvident concessions? - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.