The definition of a revocation is a cancellation.
An example of a revocation is a taking away of someone's driver's license.
a revoking or being revoked; cancellation; repeal; annulment
Origin of revocationMiddle English ; from Middle French ; from Classical Latin revocatio ; from past participle of revocare
The act or an instance of revoking.
Origin of revocationMiddle English revocacion, from Old French, from Latin revocati&omacron;, revocati&omacron;n-, from revocatus, past participle of revocare, to call back; see revoke.
- An act or instance of revoking.
From Latin revocationem (accusative of revocatio)
revocation - Legal Definition
An annulment or withdrawal of a conferred power or of a statute; a withdrawal of an offer by the one doing the offering; invalidation by the testator of a will, either by superseding it with a new one, or by destroying it.