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withdrawal

noun (TAKING OUT)    /wɪðˈdrɔː.əl/ US  /-ˈdrɑː-/
C2 [C or U] when you take money out of a bank account: The bank became suspicious after several large withdrawals were made from his account in a single week.Withdrawing money [C or U] the process or action of a military force moving out of an area: The commander-in-chief was given 36 hours to secure a withdrawal of his troops from the combat zone.Responding to an attack
(Definition of withdrawal noun (TAKING OUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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