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
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.
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.
The FDA’s label delay is just the latest in a series of moves to rollback nutrition and health policies laid out during the Obama era.
Some of Ocean Drive’s most prominent nightclubs asked the commission to defer the vote and study the impact of the rollback before putting the question on the ballot.
Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, a member of the Republican leadership team, said senators are discussing a rollback of Obamacare’s expansion of the Medicaid program for low-income Americans, but not as abruptly as the House bill, H.R. 1628.
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Definition of rollback for English Language Learners
: a reduction or decrease in something
: the act of reversing or undoing something
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