Revocable Rev"o*ca*ble, a. [L. revocabilis: cf. F. r['e]vocable. See {Revoke}.] Capable of being revoked; as, a revocable edict or grant; a revocable covenant. [1913 Webster] -- {Rev"o*ca*ble*ness}, n. -- {Rev"o*ca*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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