Focus on the pronunciation of retract
English definition of “retract”
/rɪˈtrækt/ v [I/T]
› to say publicly that you will not do something you had said you would do, or to admit that something that you had said was true is false: [T] She had to retract statements in published articles. › To retract is also to pull something back or in: [T] The pilot retracted the landing gear soon after takeoff.