Meaning of “roll back something” in the English Dictionary


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roll back something

phrasal verb with roll us /roʊl/ verb

to reduce something to an earlier level or standard:

The president's plan to roll back environmental protections was not popular.
The governor plans to roll property taxes back.
Note: Usually said about a price or rate

(Definition of “roll back something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)