When a government or a person in a position of authority takes away a privilege or permission to do something, you can use the word "revoke."
- Tony’s driver’s license was revoked because he has too many traffic offenses.
- The car dealership is revoking an offer of free gas and car washes to customers.
- Vanessa is afraid of having her child care license revoked following an accident at the daycare facility that she owns.
- The city revoked a license given to that business because it disregarded the law so often.
- Todd’s probation was revoked after he got into some trouble with the police.
- Cindy’s visa was revoked because she violated some local laws.
- A majority of citizens of South Carolina want to revoke a law pertaining to the flying of the confederate flag.
The word "revocation" is a noun.
- The revocation of the law went into effect immediately.
A judge has the power to revoke a privilege provided by a local, state, or federal authority.
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June 23, 2015