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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rev·o·ca·tion /ˌrɛvəˈkeʃən; rɪˌvo, ˌri-/
 廢止,取消,撤回

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rev·o·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall.
    One that saw the people bent for the revocation of Calvin, gave him notice of their affection.   --Hooker.
 2. The act by which one, having the right, annuls an act done, a power or authority given, or a license, gift, or benefit conferred; repeal; reversal; as, the revocation of an edict, a power, a will, or a license.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 revocation
      n 1: the state of being cancelled or annulled [syn: annulment]
      2: the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling
         something previously done; "the revocation of a law"