Definition of rollback
: the act or an instance of rolling back a government-ordered rollback of gasoline prices
Examples of rollback in a Sentence
a government-ordered rollback of gasoline prices
a rollback in environmental regulations
a rollback of previous wage concessions
Recent Examples of rollback from the Web
Yet conservatives continued to push for a more wholesale rollback of the Affordable Care Act - highlighting the danger for all Republicans of failing to achieve a promise most of them made on the campaign trail.
The agency has received more than 467,000 comments, many of them critical of potential rollbacks, but also some from businesses large and small pleading for relief from regulatory costs or confusion.
White House aides have fretted that the president’s focus on the investigation has distracted him from building political support for his policy agenda, including a legislative rollback of the Affordable Care Act that is now pending in the Senate.
The A.M.P.T.P. has responded with outrageous rollbacks that cut to the core of our basic terms and conditions.
Activists have been galled by the Trump administration’s rollback of federal guidance advising school districts to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
But Trump’s planned rollback of Obama’s policy has drawn opposition from American businesses and the travel industry, which have begun making inroads on the island, as well as many lawmakers, including some of Trump’s fellow Republicans.
There's even talk of reopening a Russian military base on the island after a 15-year absence — meaning the improved relations with the U.S. could face not just a rollback, but a flashback to the Cold War.
Recent polls show that only 8 percent of Americans support the American Health Care Act, concerned with rollbacks on Medicaid coverage and threats to the Affordable Care Act's protections for those with pre-existing conditions.
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First Known Use of rollback
ROLLBACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rollback for English Language Learners
: a reduction or decrease in something
: the act of reversing or undoing something
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