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rĕvŏcātĭo , ōnis, f. id.,
I.a calling back or away, a recalling (rare but good prose).
B. Transf., in plur.: “revocationes lunae a sole,Vitr. 9, 4 fin.
2. Ejusdem verbi crebrius positi quaedam distinctio et revocatio, i.e. qualification and withdrawal, as a fig. of speech, Cic. de Or. 3, 54, 206; Quint. 9, 1, 33.—
3. As law t. t., the right of one absent from home to appeal to a court of his own state or country, Dig. 5, 1, 3, § 3 (cf. revoco, B. 2. c.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Philippics, 13.7.15
    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 9.4
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 3.54
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 3.15
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 9, 1.33
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