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REVOCATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does revocation mean? 

REVOCATION (noun)
  The noun REVOCATION has 2 senses:

1. the state of being cancelled or annulled
2. the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done

  Familiarity information: REVOCATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REVOCATION (noun)


Sense 1revocation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being cancelled or annulled

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

annulment; revocation

Hypernyms ("revocation" is a kind of...):

state (the way something is with respect to its main attributes)


Sense 2revocation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

the revocation of a law

Hypernyms ("revocation" is a kind of...):

abrogation; annulment; repeal (the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation)


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