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English definition of “revoke”

revoke

verb [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 is no longer in effect: The authorities have revoked their original decision to allow development of this rural area.Legislation and law-making
revocation
noun [C or U] uk   /re.vəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Legislation and law-making
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