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revoke in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrevokere‧voke /rɪˈvəʊk $ -ˈvoʊk/ verb [transitive]  PGSCLto officially state that a law, decision, or agreement is no longer effectiverevocation Their work permits have been revoked.→ See Verb table
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revokeThe Licensing Authority, however, proposed on July 17,1992, that licences for both dosages be revoked.It will do this by lining them, piping water underground and, in extreme cases, revoking abstraction licences.One hundred years later, the falsification could be revoked because of new developments in optics.Bradley knew, because he had wired Crook asking to have the order revoked before Crazy Horse arrived.An executive order to revoke federal contracts of businesses that hire illegal workers.His license was revoked for selling alcohol to minors.A testator can revoke his will at any time during his life.Even though the means to the end have been revoked, mortality still is with us.But instead of levying fines, prosecuting plant officials or revoking their licenses, the agency only wrote threatening letters to trustees.