Definition for REV-O-CA'TION

REV-O-CA'TION, n. [Fr. from L. revocatio.]

  1. The act of recalling or calling back; as, the revocation of Calvin. – Hooker.
  2. State of being recalled. Howell.
  3. Repeal; reversal; as, the revocation of the edict of Nantz. A law may cease to operate without an express revocation. So we speak of the revocation of a will, of a use, of a devise, &c.

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