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re·tract

(rē-trakt'),
To shrink, draw back, or pull apart.
[L. re-traho, pp. -tractus, a drawing back]

retract

[ritrakt′]
Etymology: L, retractare, to draw back
to shrink, make shorter, or pull back.

retract

(ri-trakt′) [L. retractus, drawn back]
To draw back.
retractable (′ă-bĕl), adjective
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Khalaf intuitionistic fuzzy retracts, International journal of logic and intelligent system, 5(1) (2005), 40-45
If there is no reason to doubt the validity of the findings or the reliability of the data it is not appropriate to retract a publication solely on the grounds of an authorship dispute.
In a statement, he said: "I regret and wish to retract my comment regarding corruption.
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Waiting so long to retract information provides the opportunity for publication, and the possibility that those who read information contained in the first release may not see the retraction.
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Archbishop Meagher needs to retract his statement just as the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops needs to retract its 1968 "Winnipeg Statement.
Arms are extended during normal use and retract when a valid card signal is received.
I first learned from the squadron duty officer that, despite multiple attempts and emergency procedures, the aircrew could not retract the hose and basket assembly.
I retract the remarks I made here (Tuesday) that a city council of Samawah existed,'' Koizumi told the lower house's plenary session Thursday.
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