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 (rĕv′ə-kə-bəl) also re·vok·a·ble (rĭ-vō′-)
Capable of being revoked: a revocable order; a revocable vote.
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(ˈrɛvəkəbəl) or


capable of being revoked; able to be cancelled
ˌrevocaˈbility, reˌvokaˈbility n
ˈrevocably, reˈvokably adv
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(ˈrɛv ə kə bəl or, often, rɪˈvoʊ-)

also re•vok•a•ble

(rɪˈvoʊ kə bəl)

capable of being revoked.
[1490–1500; < Latin revocābilis. See revoke, -able]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.revocable - capable of being revoked or annulled; "a revocable order"
irrevocable, irrevokable - incapable of being retracted or revoked; "firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare
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In the Morey decision, life insurance proceeds--which are generally exempt under Florida law from claims by the insured's creditors--were paid to the insured's revocable trust that contained a clause directing that all of the insured's debts were to be satisfied with trust assets.