: an act of recanting; specifically : a statement made by one retracting
: an act of retracting : the state of being retracted
Examples of RETRACTION
- His charges were false, and he was forced to make a retraction.
- the retraction of the plane's landing gear
First Known Use of RETRACTION
Rhymes with RETRACTION
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re·trac·tion noun \ri-ˈtrak-shən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an act or instance of retracting; specifically : backward or inward movement of an organ or part <retraction of the nipple or skin overlying the tumor—Journal of the American Medical Association>
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