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revokeverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈvəʊk/  us   /-ˈvoʊk/ formal
to say ​officially that an ​agreement, ​permission, a ​law, etc. is no ​longer in ​effect: The ​authorities have revoked ​theiroriginaldecision to ​allowdevelopment of this ​ruralarea.
revocation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /re.vəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of revoke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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revokeverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈvoʊk/
to say ​officially that an ​agreement, ​permission, or ​law is no ​longereffective: Licenses can be revoked for up to five ​years.
(Definition of revoke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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revokeverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈvəʊk/
LAW to ​stateofficially that an ​agreement, ​right, or ​legaldocument is no ​longereffective: The ​Commission may revoke the ​registration of anyone convicted of a ​felony in the past 10 ​years. revoke a ​licence/​permit/​visa revoke a ​ruling/​order/decision
(Definition of revoke from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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