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English definition of “revocation”

revocation

noun [C or U]     /revəˈkeɪʃən/
LAW the act of stating officially that an agreement, right, or legal document is no longer effective: revocation of a licence/permit/pass Violators of the law concerning firearms face fines and possible revocation of their permits.
(Definition of revocation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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