The general authorized the withdrawal of troops from the fields.
She made a withdrawal from her checking account.
He underwent rehab to help him through his withdrawal from heroin.
She experienced symptoms of nicotine withdrawal after she quit smoking.
Recent Examples on the WebThe war lasted more than three months, with Israeli troops reaching as far as the outskirts of Beirut, leading to the exodus of thousands of PLO members, including Arafat.
Despite the withdrawal of the PLO from Lebanon, Israeli troops continued to monitor activities in Lebanon.—Maeghan Dolph, Fox News, 22 Nov. 2023 Negotiators had called for a five-day pause, though Israel had pushed back against the length of the pause and emphasized that the fighting would continue after the window, with no withdrawal of troops.—Adam Taylor, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2023 In its confidential quarterly report circulated to member states, the United Nations nuclear agency also said Tehran has largely refused to cooperate on several outstanding disputes, including the country’s withdrawal of permission for several European inspectors to continue working there.—Laurence Norman, WSJ, 15 Nov. 2023 Early withdrawal penalties go into effect when one withdraws cash from a CD before its term is over.—Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 2 Nov. 2023 Since Israel’s withdrawal in 2005 and Hamas’s evolution from a purely guerrilla organization into the governing power of Gaza in 2007, Hamas had only periodic skirmishes with the Israeli military.—Maria Abi-Habib, New York Times, 29 Oct. 2023 In August of that year, as the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan loomed, Burns also traveled to Kabul to meet with the Taliban's then-de facto leader, Abdul Ghani Baradar.—Margaret Brennan, CBS News, 8 Nov. 2023 While the researchers note this could indicate the withdrawal of an addiction, the overall reduction of SNS usage was significant enough to suggest otherwise.—Alexa Mikhail, Fortune Well, 8 Nov. 2023 Like many savings accounts, you’re limited to six withdrawals per month.—Martha C. White, wsj.com, 8 Nov. 2023 See More
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