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retract

verb [I, T]
 
 
/rɪˈtrækt/ formal
to admit that something you said before was not true: Several key witnesses have retracted their statements/claims/allegations.Admitting and confessing
Translations of “retract”
in Vietnamese thụt vào…
in Spanish retraer, encoger…
in Thai หดกลับ…
in Malaysian masuk ke dalam…
in French rétracter…
in German einziehen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撤銷, 撤回, 收回…
in Indonesian menarik masuk…
in Russian брать назад (слова и т. д.), отрекаться…
in Turkish söylediğini geri almak, caymak, dönmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撤销, 撤回, 收回…
in Polish odwołać, wycofać…
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