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  • n  the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
  • v  fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
  • v  cancel officially
    He revoked the ban on smoking

  • Revoke penalties: two tricks for the first revoke; one for each subsequent revokethe tricks to be taken literally from the offending side's trick-collection at the end of the .
  • According to authorities, he even threatened to revoke millions in funding for a Chicago children's hospital if its CEO did not pay his campaign a $50,000 tribute.
  • In states that have the law, officers can revoke a driver's license when the driver fails or refuses to take a breathalyzer test, and the revocation is separate from any criminal .
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  • Rubio: ‘I’m done’ if immigration bill includes gay couple amendment
    Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a co-author and key proponent of the Senate immigration bill, said he will revoke his support if an amendment is added that allows gay unauthorized immigrants to claim foreign same-sex partners as family. "If this bill has something in it that gives gay couples immigration rights and so forth, it [...]
    June 13, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News
  • Birmingham City Council revokes business license for teen Club Rave after violent incidents
    The Birmingham City Council voted to revoke Club Rave's business license. The teen club has had multiple problems with altercations between children after closing time, culminating in an incident May 31 which spawned attempted robbery and domestic assault charges.
    June 12, 2013 - Alabama's 13
  • Environmental Organizations Don't Want Clean Coal. It's Making Fossil Energy Too Expensive. Really!
    No…I’m not making this up! Pressure groups led by the Sierra Club have filed a barrage of lawsuits to revoke approval of a $4.3 billion clean coal power plant in Kemper County, Mississippi that will demonstrate commercial CO2 removal technology to help save the planet from (gasp) dreaded climate change. And the reason? Well, apparently it’s too expensive. According to Mississippi Sierra Club ...
    June 11, 2013 - Forbes

  • Ban Ki-moon in Ynetnews
    Ban added that he had "reminded the President that the UN General Assembly had adopted the resolutions to revoke the equation of Zionism with racism and to reaffirm the historical facts of the Holocaust respectively."
  • Jane Harman in San Francisco Chronicle
    President Musharraf must be told to revoke martial law, release the thousands of Pakistanis imprisoned in recent days, restore freedom of the press, relinquish his military position and proceed with democratic reforms,said Rep. Jane Harman,...
  • Saeb Erekat in USA Today
    This is destroying the process of a two-state solution,Erekat said. "I hope the Americans will make the Israelis revoke the decision. I think they can make the Israelis do this."

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