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: a call to return [a of workers]
2 : the right or procedure by which an official may be removed by vote of the people [a petition]
3 : the act of revoking
4 : a public call by a manufacturer for the return of a defective or esp. unsafe product
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.