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English definition of “retreat”

retreat

noun [S or U] (PRICE)    /rɪˈtriːt/
a situation in which the price of something goes down: Over the past few weeks we have seen the currency's big retreat from its historic high.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of retreat noun (PRICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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