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recant

verb [I/T]  us   /rɪˈkænt/
to announce in public that your past beliefs or statements were wrong or not true and that you no longer agree with them: [I] Anderson recanted, saying his brother had told him to lie.
Translations of “recant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開宣佈放棄(以前的信仰)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开宣布放弃(以前的信仰)…
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