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retract

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈtrækt/
to take back an offer or statement, etc. or admit that a statement was false: retract a statement/comment/decision A political uproar followed, and he quickly retracted his comments.retract an offer/a bid The EPA then retracted the offer with little explanation. retract an endorsement/accusation/criticism
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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