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retract

verb [I/T]  us   /rɪˈtrækt/
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.
Translations of “retract”
in Vietnamese thụt vào…
in Spanish retraer, encoger…
in Thai หดกลับ…
in Malaysian masuk ke dalam…
in French rétracter…
in German einziehen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撤銷, 撤回, 收回…
in Indonesian menarik masuk…
in Russian брать назад (слова и т. д.), отрекаться…
in Turkish söylediğini geri almak, caymak, dönmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撤销, 撤回, 收回…
in Polish odwołać, wycofać…
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