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English definition of “pull back (from sth)”

pull back (from sth)

mainly US phrasal verb with pull     /pʊl/ verb
to decide not to do or involve yourself with something when you were previously going to: The news is that the company intends to pull back from petrochemicals.Abstaining and refraining
(Definition of pull back (from sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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