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revoke a decree

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  • decree — I n. 1) to enact; issue a decree 2) to rescind, revoke a decree 3) a consent (legal); divorce; executive; government; royal decree 4) a decree that + clause; subj. (we had to obey the decree that beards be/should be shaved off) II v. (formal) (L; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • revoke — revoker, n. revokingly, adv. /ri vohk /, v., revoked, revoking, n. v.t. 1. to take back or withdraw; annul, cancel, or reverse; rescind or repeal: to revoke a decree. 2. to bring or summon back. v.i. 3. Cards. to fail to follow suit when possible …   Universalium

  • revoke — [c]/rəˈvoʊk / (say ruh vohk) verb (revoked, revoking) –verb (t) 1. to take back or withdraw; annul, cancel, or reverse; rescind or repeal: to revoke a decree. –verb (i) 2. Cards to fail to follow suit when one can and should do so; renege. –noun… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • revoke — revoke, reverse, repeal, rescind, recall are close synonyms when they mean to abrogate by undoing something previously done, especially in legal context. Revoke implies a calling back, annulling, abrogating; thus, a testator may revoke his will… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • revoke — ► VERB ▪ end the validity or operation of (a decree, decision, or promise). DERIVATIVES revocable adjective revocation noun revoker noun. ORIGIN Latin revocare call back …   English terms dictionary

  • decree — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ emergency ▪ He has been governing by emergency decree under the provisions of the constitution. ▪ divine, papal, presidential, religious, royal …   Collocations dictionary

  • revoke — verb Revoke is used with these nouns as the object: ↑authorization, ↑bail, ↑charter, ↑citizenship, ↑decree, ↑licence, ↑order, ↑permission, ↑permit, ↑privilege, ↑visa …   Collocations dictionary

  • revoke — verb 1》 end the validity or operation of (a decree, decision, or promise). 2》 (in card games) fail to follow suit despite being able to do so. Derivatives revocability noun revocable adjective revocation noun revocatory adjective revoker noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • revoke — v. & n. v. 1 tr. rescind, withdraw, or cancel (a decree or promise etc.). 2 intr. Cards fail to follow suit when able to do so. n. Cards the act of revoking. Derivatives: revocable adj. revocability n. revocation n. revocatory adj. revoker n.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Megarian decree — The Megarian Decree was a set of economic sanctions levied upon Megara circa 432 BC by the Athenian Empire shortly before the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War. The ostensible reason for the Decree was the Megarians supposed trespass on land… …   Wikipedia

  • brazil — /breuh zil /, n. brazilwood. [1350 1400; ME brasile < ML < It < Sp brasil, deriv. of brasa live coal (the wood being red in color) < Gmc; see BRAISE] * * * Brazil Introduction Brazil Background: Following three centuries under the rule of… …   Universalium


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