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revoke -- as in: revoked his privileges
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • …to that effect; but the Institution, having been unfortunate enough, a few months before, to save the life of a poor relation to whom he paid a weekly allowance of three shillings and sixpence, he had, in a fit of very natural exasperation, revoked the bequest in a codicil, and left it all to Mr Godfrey Nickleby; with a special mention of his indignation, not only against the society for saving the poor relation’s life, but against the poor relation also, for allowing himself to be…

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  • The lawyer’s license was revoked after being convicted of a felony.
  • I ended up gettin’ my license revoked until I’m twenty-one, and a two-year suspended sentence.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger

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