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retract

verb /riˈtrӕkt/
to pull, or be pulled, into the body etc
retraer, encoger
A cat can retract its claws A cat’s claws can retract.
retraction /-ʃən/ noun
retracción
a retraction of the controversial statement.
retractable adjective able to be pulled up or in
retráctil
An aeroplane/airplane has retractable wheels.
(Definition of retract from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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