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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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Such drivers usually get an 11-point deduction, rather than the 15 points required for revoking licenses.
165-11 (e) is invalid as to its 90-day limitation on revoking the election to claim a disaster loss deduction in a preceding year, taxpayers have until the due date (excluding extensions) of the income tax return for the tax year in which the disaster occurred to revoke their election.
And would revoking China's trading status achieve those goals?
Davis failed to file a notice of defense in the mandated 15 days after being served with the Accusation by the Medical Board, giving the Board the authority to issue the June 1, 2004 Default Decision and Order revoking his license to practice medicine effective July 1, 2004.
Revoking a permit is rarely done, county officials have said.
This dispute resulted when the National Park Service announced that it was revoking a permit for a demonstration, obtained by Mahoney, because his pro-life message would conflict with the anticipated large scale "March for Women's Lives" on April 25, 2004.
Mayor Stacey Murphy, however, voted to give the nightspot one last chance, saying she agreed with revoking the permit, but would have liked the restaurant to stay open.
To revoke an original election, an Abington stockholder must prepare and sign a letter addressed to the exchange agent, Registrar & Transfer Company, that includes the following information: (1) the stockholder's name and address; (2) the number of shares of Abington stock as to which the stockholder's original election was made; (3) that the stockholder is revoking the original election; and (4) that the stockholder is enclosing a revised election form setting forth a new election decision.
The city's Planning Board unanimously voted to recommend that the council hold a hearing on revoking the conditional-use permit based on the number of Police Department responses to the nightclub, restaurant, and sports bar at 260 E.
News from the United Steelworkers of America: In a direct response to President Bush revoking of the Section 201 Steel Safeguard Tariffs, Congressman Peter J.
Antonovich wants the commission to consider revoking any licenses for the store, and also to send a letter to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, asking it to revoke the liquor license if the owner is found guilty of the charges.
By using CoreStreet's technology, organizations can increase security immediately, in real time, by granting and revoking individual's access to connected environments such as buildings or computer networks, or disconnected environments such as cargo containers located on barges.