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revocation

rev·o·ca·tion

revocation

 
pronunciation:
re v keI shn
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of revoking or condition of being revoked; annulment; nullification.
These offenses resulted in a revocation of their liquor license.The revocation of the ban took several years.
similar words:
abolition, annulment, nullification, repeal, undoing, veto
derivation: revocative (adj.)