Origin of revocationMiddle English from Middle French from Classical Latin revocatio from past participle of revocare
Jeremy was concerned that there would be a revocation of his license after he was pulled over for speeding for the third time this month.
An example of a revocation is a taking away of someone's driver's license.
Origin of revocationMiddle English revocacion from Old French from Latin revocātiō revocātiōn- from revocātus past participle of revocāre to call back ; see revoke .
revocation - Legal Definition
- His advocacy of anti-slavery principles, then frowned upon by the Methodist authorities, aroused opposition, and eventually resulted in his trial for heresy and the revocation of his licence.
- From his ascetic standpoint the revocation of the edict could only pander to drunkenness and immorality.
- He belonged to a French Protestant family, and was compelled to take refuge in England at the revocation of the edict of Nantes, in 1685.
- He removed with his family into Switzerland after the revocation of the edict of Nantes, and there studied jurisprudence.
- Arago, who, while his "revocation" was being plotted by the council of ministers, procured him an invitation to dine at the Palais Royale, where he was openly and effusively received by the citizen king, who "remembered" him.