Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being revoked.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being recalled or revoked: as, a revocable edict or grant. Compare revokable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being revoked

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having the ability of being revoked; capable of being revoked.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being revoked or annulled

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Examples

  • While HDCP's digital rights management (DRM) is "revocable" -- it allows copyright owners to generate a fresh set of encryption keys for new releases, after which law-abiding owners of Blu-ray players have to wait for firmware updates to watch those titles -- the master key by its nature can't be revoked without making every existing release unplayable on hardware that complied with the old key.

    Blu-ray's HDCP security possibly cracked. So what?

  • While HDCP's digital rights management (DRM) is "revocable" -- it allows copyright owners to generate a fresh set of encryption keys for new releases, after which law-abiding owners of Blu-ray players have to wait for firmware updates to watch those titles -- the master key by its nature can't be revoked without making every existing release unplayable on hardware that complied with the old key.

    Faster Forward: Blu-ray's HDCP security possibly cracked. So what?

  • Another option is to use a so-called revocable living trust.

    How to Ensure

  • The powers of the national center will be "important but few" and will be exercised by delegates from the communes who will be "revocable" at any time.

    Mao & the Paris Commune

  • Thorby never did see his parents 'proxies -- his only interest in them now was to see whether, as he suspected, the differences between the papers Bruder had prepared and those of his parents lay in the difference between "revocable" and "revocable only by mutual agreement."

    Citizen Of The Galaxy

  • It should be further considered that letters of credit may be "revocable" or "irrevocable."

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • When the State University of New York at Albany demanded he apply for a revocable permit 30 days in advance, make a series of guarantees and pony up $50 for a processing fee as well as rental fees for facilities, it was too much.

    Roy S. Gutterman: Speech in Public Places

  • The university policy on "Use of Facilities by Non-Commercial Organizations" explains the guidelines for using university facilities and the process for the revocable permit system.

    Roy S. Gutterman: Speech in Public Places

  • When the State University of New York at Albany demanded he apply for a revocable permit 30 days in advance, make a series of guarantees and pony up $50 for a processing fee as well as rental fees for facilities, it was too much.

    Roy S. Gutterman: Speech in Public Places

  • When the State University of New York at Albany demanded he apply for a revocable permit 30 days in advance, make a series of guarantees and pony up $50 for a processing fee as well as rental fees for facilities, it was too much.

    Roy S. Gutterman: Speech in Public Places

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