Origin of revocation
Examples from the Web for revocation
Amnesty International put out a press release calling for revocation of the law.
B receives the letter of revocation five minutes after mailing his acceptance.
Immediate revocation—even if revocation would be more effective by postponement—is the impulse of young wounded natures.Desperate Remedies|Thomas Hardy
One of his ancestors, at the imminent risk of exile, had boldly opposed the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.Which?|Ernest Daudet
Now, sir, in this letter, I see neither the form nor the substance of a revocation.
See also, on the effects of the Revocation, Lettres indites de Voltaire, vol.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 2 of 3|Henry Thomas Buckle
- the cancellation or annulment of a legal instrument, esp a will
- the withdrawal of an offer, power of attorney, etc
early 15c., from Old French revocacion or directly from Latin revocationem (nominative revocatio) "a calling back, recalling," noun of action from past participle stem of revocare (see revoke).