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roll back something

phrasal verb with roll  us   /roʊl/ verb
to ​reduce something to an ​earlierlevel or ​standard: The president's ​plan to roll back ​environmental protections was not ​popular. The ​governorplans to roll ​propertytaxes back. Note: Usually said about a price or rate
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