REVOCABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REVOCABLE
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 a.  capable of being revoked; as, a revocable edict or grant; a revocable covenant.
Classic Sentence:
1  Beneath a great tree in the neighborhood fell the German general, Duplat, descended from a French family which fled on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
2  The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the dragonnades of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
3  d'Epinay is coming back, to settle this affair at once beyond all possibility of revocation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
Example Sentence:
1  The reason it was done this way was because, as noted before, here and here, the Bush Administration thought that Social Security benefits were a revocable promise.