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revocable

[ rev-uh-kuh-buh l or, often, ri-voh- ]
/ ˈrɛv ə kə bəl or, often, rɪˈvoʊ- /

adjective

that may be revoked.

Nearby words

revive, revivification, revivify, reviviscence, revivor, revocable, revocation, revoice, revoke, revolt, revolting
Also re·vok·a·ble [ri-voh-kuh-buh l, rev-uh-] /rɪˈvoʊ kə bəl, ˈrɛv ə-/.

Origin of revocable

From the Latin word revocābilis, dating back to 1490–1500. See revoke, -able
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British Dictionary definitions for unrevokable

revocable

revokable (rɪˈvəʊkəbəl)

/ (ˈrɛvəkəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being revoked; able to be cancelled
Derived Formsrevocability or revokability, nounrevocably or revokably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unrevokable

revocable


adj.

late 15c., from Old French revocable or directly from Latin revocabilis "that may be revoked," from revocare (see revoke). Alternative revokable attested from 1580s.

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