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retract

US [rɪˈtrækt]
UK [rɪ'trækt]
  • v.撤回;缩回;撤销;拉回
  • Web收回;缩进;取消
Simple Present:retracts  Present Participle:retracting  Past Tense:retracted  
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
撤销,收回(说过的话)to say that sth you have said earlier is not true or correct or that you did not mean it
He made a false confession which he later retracted.
他作了假供词,后来又翻供。
They tried to persuade me to retract my words.
他们试图说服我收回我的话。
2.
[t]
~ sth
撤回,收回(协议、承诺等)to refuse to keep an agreement, a promise, etc.
to retract an offer
撤销提议
3.
[i][t]
缩回;拉回to move back into the main part of sth; to pull sth back into the main part of sth
The animal retracted into its shell.
这只动物缩回到自己的壳里。
The undercarriage was fully retracted.
起落架被完全收起。

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