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withdraw

verb [I/T]  us   /wɪθˈdrɔ, wɪð-/ (past tense withdrew  /wɪθˈdru, wɪð-/ , past participle withdrawn  /wɪθˈdrɔn, wɪð-/ )
to take something back, or to remove something: [T] He asked that his name be withdrawn from nomination for a Golden Globe Award. [T] Democrats threatened to withdraw (= stop giving) their support of the tax bill. [T] I have to withdraw (= take out) some money from an ATM machine.
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