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"withdrawal" in British English

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withdrawalnoun

uk   /wɪðˈdrɔː.əl/ us   /wɪðˈdrɑː.əl/
  • withdrawal noun (TAKING OUT)

C2 [C or U] when you take money out of a bank account: The bank became suspicious after several large withdrawals were made from his account in a single week.
[C or U] the process or action of a military force moving out of an area: The commander-in-chief was given 36 hours to secure a withdrawal of his troops from the combat zone.

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(Definition of withdrawal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"withdrawal" in American English

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withdrawalnoun [C/U]

us   /wɪθˈdrɔ·əl, wɪð-/
an act of taking something back, removing something, or moving something back: [C] a troop withdrawal [C] He had made several large withdrawals from his bank account (= He had taken out a lot of money). [C] Her sudden withdrawal from the competition surprised everyone.
Withdrawal also means the physical and mental effects experienced when a person stops using a drug.
(Definition of withdrawal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"withdrawal" in Business English

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withdrawalnoun [C or U]

uk   /wɪðˈdrɔːəl/ us  
BANKING, FINANCE the act of taking money out of an account, or the amount of money taken: The savings account only allows you to make three withdrawals a year. There's a cash withdrawal limit of €500 per day. There are large early withdrawal penalties attached to this mortgage.
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[U] the act of stopping something from happening or being available: withdrawal of sth The withdrawal of corporate sponsorship had a damaging impact on the company's performance. withdrawal of an offer/support
[U] COMMERCE the process of removing a product from the market, either temporarily or permanently, because there is a problem with it: The company is still struggling to rebuild its image following the withdrawal of its new cancer drug on safety grounds. The cost of the product withdrawal was estimated at over $10 million.
[U] the state of no longer being involved in something: withdrawal from sth The scandal led to her withdrawal from politics.
[U] the act of officially changing something you previously said: withdrawal of an allegation/statement/complaint
(Definition of withdrawal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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