pull back (from sth) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pull back (from sth)

mainly US
phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb
to ​decide not to do or ​involve yourself with something when you were ​previously going to: The ​news is that the ​companyintends to ​pull back from ​petrochemicals.
(Definition of pull back (from sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pull back (from sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 改变主意, 退却, 退出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改變主意, 退卻, 退出…
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