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Definition of revoke verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

revoke

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈvəʊk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvoʊk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they revoke
BrE BrE//ˈvəʊk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvoʊk//
 
he / she / it revokes
BrE BrE//rɪˈvəʊks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈvoʊks//
 
past simple revoked
BrE BrE//rɪˈvəʊkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈvoʊkt//
 
past participle revoked
BrE BrE//rɪˈvəʊkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈvoʊkt//
 
-ing form revoking
BrE BrE//rɪˈvəʊkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈvoʊkɪŋ//
 
 
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revoke something (formal) to officially cancel something so that it is no longer valid Your licence may be revoked at any time. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French revoquer or Latin revocare, from re- ‘back’ + vocare ‘to call’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: revoke