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pullback

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noun pull·back \ˈpu̇l-ˌbak\

Simple Definition of pullback

  • : an act of removing military troops from a position or an area

  • : an act of doing less or becoming less involved in something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pullback

  1. :  a pulling back; especially :  an orderly withdrawal of troops from a position or area

Examples of pullback in a sentence

  1. a pullback in consumer spending

  2. <the pullback was necessary so that the commanders could reorganize their units and reassess the situation>



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