Synonyms for revocation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rev-uh-key-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌrɛv əˈkeɪ ʃən

Définition of revocation

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French revocacion or directly from Latin revocationem (nominative revocatio) "a calling back, recalling," noun of action from past participle stem of revocare (see revoke).
  • noun annulment
Example sentences :
  • But, how, on this revocation of my appointment, shall I be able to pacify him?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • He was anxious lest it should prove to be a revocation of the former offer.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • This deed of revocation was handed to the judge and to the jury, that it might be examined.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The edict of revocation was enforced with the utmost severity.
  • Extract from : « Louis XIV., Makers of History Series » by John S. C. Abbott
  • All that was wanted now was a revocation of the dismissal that Mr. Fern had pronounced.
  • Extract from : « A Black Adonis » by Linn Boyd Porter
  • The Revocation was also approved by those who wished to buy land cheap.
  • Extract from : « The Huguenots in France » by Samuel Smiles.
  • The Revocation was apparently approved by all, excepting the Huguenots.
  • Extract from : « The Huguenots in France » by Samuel Smiles.
  • But, just as she had known, this revocation has consoled her.
  • Extract from : « Browning's Heroines » by Ethel Colburn Mayne
  • It is said the Roman King Ferdinand is urging the revocation of the order.
  • Extract from : « Barbara Blomberg, Complete » by Georg Ebers
  • Does England find inadequate the "manner" of the French Revocation?
  • Extract from : « Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812 » by Alfred Thayer Mahan

Antonyms for revocation

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