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re·tract

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

retract

(ri-trakt′) [L. retractus, drawn back]
To draw back.
retractable (′ă-bĕl), adjective
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"We can confirm that Dave McNamara has retracted his appeal of the 21-day suspension issued to him by the FA referees' department," said a statement to the BBC from the charity Ref Support UK.
The Quintis rechecking some of the information mentioned in the article."The retracted report on the Indian spy elaborated on how Jadhav was appointed as an agent by RAW but two senior officials of the agency had severe reservations on this.
A number of articles have been retracted in the last decade for that reason and a large proportion of them have been submitted by scientists at Iranian universities,
for harassment has been cleared after witnesses retracted their statements.
It is pertinent to mention that most of witnesses including the complainant Sohail Afzal had already retracted from their statements in the matter.
As the day progressed and pressured mounted, Salman realised that he got more than he had bargained for and retracted the tweets.
The easiest cases occur when the authors all agree that the paper should be retracted due to serious error or misconduct.
Thus type A requires the safety button to be pushed for the index plunger to be retracted - once the button is let go the plunger extends once again.
A NEW barrier is to be put up at a sectarian interface - but it can be retracted if there's no trouble.
The Indian central bank has retracted a ban that prevented foreign investors from buying shares in India-based Yes Bank (YESBANK.NS).
The product line includes Type SCB fasteners with an unthreaded neck for axial float, Type SCBJ hardware integrating a jacking feature, and Type SCBR versions with a self-retracting feature enabling the captive screw to remain retracted when engaged.
A groove around the clypeus, 'the clypeal groove', appeared to house the retracted or looped stylets, especially the part of the loop closer to the labium (Figs.