[ verb ] annul by recalling or rescinding
"He revoked the ban on smoking" "lift an embargo" "vacate a death sentence"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
Pelham said Sunday night there was research being done on whether the `` quickie '' vote on the increase can be repealed outright or whether notice would have to first be given that reconsideration of the action would be sought .
[ noun ] (law,politics) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
Used in print(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)
In the budget message for 1959 , and again for 1960 , I recommended immediate repeal of section 601 of the Act of September 28 , 1951 ( 65 Stat. 365 ) .