Meaning of “revoke” in the English Dictionary

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revokeverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈvoʊk/

to say officially that an agreement, permission, or law is no longer effective:

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 /rɪˈvəʊk/ us

LAW to state officially that an agreement, right, or legal document is no longer effective:

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)