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English definition of “withdrawal”

withdrawal

noun     /wɪðˈdrɔːəl/
MONEY [C] the act of taking money out of a bank account : This account allows you to make withdrawals whenever you want to.Withdrawing money
STOP [C, U] the act of stopping doing something, for example helping someone or giving money : [usually singular] the withdrawal of financial support Stop having or doing something
MILITARY [C, U] the movement of a military force out of an area : [usually singular] the withdrawal of troops Arrivals and departuresThe armed forces generally
DRUGS [U] the unpleasant feelings that someone gets when they stop taking a drug that they have taken for a long time : withdrawal symptoms Drug addictionAddiction
ALONE [U] behaviour which shows someone prefers to be alone and does not want to talk to other people : Withdrawal can be a symptom of depression .Secrecy and privacy
(Definition of withdrawal noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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