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
Full Definition of pullback
: a pulling back; especially : an orderly withdrawal of troops from a position or area
Examples of pullback in a sentence
a pullback in consumer spending
<the pullback was necessary so that the commanders could reorganize their units and reassess the situation>
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