Definition of revocable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrevəkəb(ə)l/


Capable of being revoked or canceled: a revocable settlement
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  • Similarly, where a power of attorney is given to a purchaser for value and is expressed to be irrevocable, the authority is not revocable nor is it revoked by the death or disability of the donor.
  • And if you ever decide you don't want the revocable trust, it can be time-consuming to revoke.
  • The problem with taste was that, however much it resulted in periods of large agreement within communities of art lovers, it issued from private, immediate, and revocable responses to art.



Pronunciation: /ˌrevəkəˈbilətē/ /riˌvōkə-/
Example sentences
  • One of the most consequential effects of that new situation is the endemic porosity and frailty of all boundaries and the in-built futility, or at least the provisional nature and revocability, of all boundary drawing.
  • The hallmarks of the Paris Commune were responsibility and revocability.
  • A licence that is in the form of a contract might be ineffective in achieving non-revocability.

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Syllabification: rev·o·ca·ble

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