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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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Revoking MFN would crush this economic activity, the most likely source for an independent middle class on the mainland.
On the contrary, city officials might only strengthen the impression that the neighborhood is unsafe for business if they take the easy way out by simply revoking the permit.
An Israeli minister called on Sunday for revoking the citizenship of anyone who incites against the Jewish state and laments its creation, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported Monday.
Also, TD 9205 contains new simplified rules for electing or revoking the AIRC, both for controlled group members as well as for companies that are not part of a controlled group.
We conclude that the (hospital) district unreasonably withheld recognition of SEIU by treating the 'no union' slips as revoking the SEIU authorization cards,'' the PERB ruling said.
As a consequence, the eRA is revoking the Church's charitable status.
Within hours of receiving the letter revoking his membership, 18-year-old Greg Lattera, who also lost his job at a summer Boy Scout camp, said he called BSA executive William T.
An advisory panel to the National Police Agency (NPA) on Thursday proposed revoking the licenses of drunken drivers and drivers who cause fatal traffic accidents.
The appeals court affirmed, finding that the state parole board did not violate the Ex Post Facto clause when, upon revoking mandatory parole, it also revoked previously-earned good time credits.
This proposed settlement would force EPA to pursue the Delaney Clause to its irrational, illogical extreme by revoking tolerances for vital crop protection tools that the Agency repeatedly has stated are safe," said Juanita Duggan, NFPA's Senior Vice President for Government Affairs.
UCC claimed the IRS had violated its constitutional right to due process by revoking the exemption without a prior judicial hearing.
Regulations revoking orders which control the composition of curry powder, mustard, salad cream, suet and tomato ketchup came into effect on July 1st.