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revoke

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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revokere‧voke /rɪˈvəʊk $ -ˈvoʊk/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PGSCLto officially state that a law, decision, or agreement is no longer effectiverevocation 🔊 Their work permits have been revoked.
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Examples from the Corpus
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Crazy Horse arrived.An executive order to revoke federal contracts of businesses that hire illegal workers.His license was revoked for selling alcohol to minors.A testator can revoke his will at any time during his life.Even though the means to the end have been revoked, mortality still is with us.But instead of levying fines, prosecuting plant officials or revoking their licenses, the agency only wrote threatening letters to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.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrevokere‧voke /rɪˈvəʊk-ˈvoʊk/ verb [transitive]LAW to officially state that a law, official document, agreement etc is no longer effectiveWe had no alternative but to revoke the contract.revocable adjectiveFour events are mentioned that make the agreement revocable.revocation noun [countable, uncountable]She faces revocation of her licence.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
revoke
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrevoke
he, she, itrevokes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrevoked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave revoked
he, she, ithas revoked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad revoked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill revoke
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have revoked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam revoking
he, she, itis revoking
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you, we, theyare revoking
Past
I, he, she, itwas revoking
you, we, theywere revoking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been revoking
he, she, ithas been revoking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been revoking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be revoking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been revoking
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