Definition of revocation in US English:

revocation

noun

  • The official cancellation of a decree, decision, or promise.

    ‘for those who break the law, revocation of their liquor license may result’
    count noun ‘16% of parole revocations were due to drug-related violations’
    • ‘The community rallied to save its land from revocation.’
    • ‘The intentional revocation was not an inadvertent termination.’
    • ‘Any felony crime results in an automatic lifetime revocation.’
    • ‘The king's persecutions culminated in the revocation of the edict in 1685.’
    • ‘One approach is to threaten rogue corporations with the revocation of their charters.’
    • ‘The senator's bill would address this problem by treating visa revocations similar to visa denials.’
    • ‘The document discusses options for action short of revocation.’
    • ‘The second violation would lead to temporary revocation of network privileges.’
    • ‘This revocation can be carried either online or by subsequently published DVDs.’
    • ‘The city has pursued fines or licence revocations for thousands of drivers.’

Pronunciation

revocation

/ˌrevəˈkāSH(ə)n//ˌrɛvəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/