What does the word revocation mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Trumbull White
  3. Or, do you wish to prepare them for the revocation of these improvident concessions? – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick