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Revoke

To annul or make void by recalling or taking back; to cancel, rescind, repeal, or reverse.

revoke

v. to annul or cancel an act, particularly a statement, document, or promise, as if it no longer existed. Thus, a person can revoke a will or revoke an offer to enter into a contract, and government agency can revoke a license. (See: revocation)

revoke

verb abjure, abolish, abrogare, abrogate, annul, cancel, countermand, counterorder, declare null and void, disannul, discard, disclaim, dismiss, dissolve, expunge, make void, negate, nullify, override, prohibit, quash, recant, remove, renege, renounce, renuntiare, repeal, rescind, rescindere, retract, reverse, revert, suppress, suspend, vacate, vitiate, void, wipe out, withdraw
Associated concepts: dependent relative revocation, revoke a license, revoke a will
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, abrogate, adeem, annul, bear false witness, cancel, debar, defeat, disavow, discharge, discontinue, disinherit, disown, dissolve, extinguish, invalidate, kill, negate, nullify, override, overrule, prohibit, proscribe, recall, recant, refuse, renege, repeal, repudiate, rescind, terminate, vacate, void, withdraw
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If a taxpayer wants to revoke a section 1033 election, a designation on a previously filed return may be a roadblock.
Infineum's patent, which covered the use in low sulphur diesel fuel of a combination of ester-based lubricity enhancers with EVA cold flow improvers, was granted in 2000, and had been the subject of proceedings to revoke it for more than 5 years.
Global Banking News-12 November 2008-Russia revokes licences of three more banks(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.
EPO Revokes Novartis Patent for Extended Wear Lenses
Bausch & Lomb anticipates that these requests will be granted in view of the EPO's decision to revoke the patent.
Since California has a very high DUI arrest rate per capita compared to other states, the state also suspends and revokes a large number of licenses.
Now administrators can avoid needing specialized personnel and different programs to manage these password resets, revokes and resumes for CA-ACF2 while increasing security, decreasing potential errors and making better use of their legacy system investment.