retractation

noun
re·​trac·​ta·​tion | \ ˌrē‧ˌtrakˈtāshən \
plural -s

Definition of retractation

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History and Etymology for retractation

Latin retractation-, retractatio, from retractatus (past participle of retractare to retract) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Retractation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retractation. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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