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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj rescindable capable of being rescinded or voided "the judgment was rescindable","voidable contracts"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rescindable Capable of being rescinded.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rescindable Capable of being rescinded.
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In literature:

At the Jacobin Club the rescinded vote of the Convention conveyed a meaning not to be mistaken.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
Perhaps to prove that he was not, he rescinded his refusal and came to the premiere with the Mansfields.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
At such a time, ministers recommend their measures as experiments, and parliaments are ever ready to rescind their votes.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
Instead of De Monts' vessel there came in spring a fishing smack with word that the grant of Acadia had been rescinded.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
Announcement was made that all Christmas pass orders had been rescinded in the camp.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
The assembly decided, by a vote of 92 to 17, that it would not rescind.
"The War of Independence" by John Fiske
More than two hundred years later, in 1452, the statute was rescinded by Cardinal Estoutville, but it was probably never operative.
"Life in the Medieval University" by Robert S. Rait
I will rescind my request for your indefinite assignment here.
"Teams" by Ann Wilson
The death sentence was rescinded, of course, pending this new trial.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
The Council rescinded its former decision, and voted unanimously for war.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
One State cannot change the compact, or any of its terms or provisions, yet it may rescind the compact at pleasure!
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
Can Turandot have found The names out, and rescinded her commands?
"Turandot, Princess of China" by Karl Gustav Vollmöller
On the 6th of June directions to rescind the orders to capture Swedish ships were given.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II" by Sir John Ross
By such retaliatory measures, it was hoped that New York might be compelled to rescind her odious enactment.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
The Assembly rescinded the vote.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Let every word written against Ganesh be rescinded.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
A policy may be rescinded whenever fraud has been practiced by either party.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
Do we say, the spirit has abolished the letter: love is the rescinding of the law?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
Worse still, the good edicts of the minister were rescinded, and society was put back.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
His influence caused the rescinding of that vote and a reversal of the instructions.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson

In news:

Democracy advocate warns of increasing turmoil in Egypt if rules aren't rescinded.
Meyersdale borough council rescinds vote to dissolve authority on one condition.
Miller says he'll support rescinding TRPA divorce bill.
Even though the matter of helicopter rides being offered in the Town of Westfield was settled when the applicant rescinded the request, the Board of Trustees still got an earful during the continuation of the public hearing.
But oddly, the DOE admitted rescinding the grant after three months without even bothering to call the union to the negotiating table.
In 2010, China's State Administration of Taxation rescinded ABS's tax exemption, retroactive to the beginning of 2008.
It also led to Lyons' Oct 27 decision to rescind the invitation for Beattie to become a visiting fellow at the Frances G Harpst Center of Catholic Thought and Culture this month.
Rebates to wagering customers have become so widespread that the California Horse Racing Board is preparing to rescind its rule against the practice.
The Boston Celtics have rescinded their qualifying offer to center Greg Stiemsma, making him an unrestricted free agent, according to his agent.
But I don't see this happening without Mr Morsi rescinding all of this.
I will veto all attempts to rescind opt-in.
Egyptian President Must Rescind New Powers.
Bishop Asks Senator Santorum to Rescind Critique of Charities.
State Senate budget plan would rescind gains.
Some of these statements caused Marayati's 1999 appointment to a US congressional committee on terrorism to be rescinded .

In science:

In those cases in which the distinction cannot be made (or if it is made, must be rescinded by adding amplitudes), that assumption cannot be made: The particles do not possess permanent identities.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
They should show a knee energy phenomenon, a break in the energy spectral index, similar to that for the cosmic ray energy spectrum. 6) The recent announcement by Hawking rescinding an earlier claim about the information paradox is consistent with this model.
Two components of dark matter in the DAMA data