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Essentially, some workers are expected to voluntarily dial back their hours, government researchers predict.

The ban is part of a broader effort to dial back the legendary Dutch laxity on drug use.

First, stop scaring voters with all the dial-back-the-clock social conservative talk.

But I know Bill had to dial back some of the sex scene [for censors].

Given the competitive pressures of running for office, candidates are unlikely to dial back without outside pressure.

I turned the dial back an imperceptible degree, and the hand steadied down exactly upon the numerals “2700.”

He twisted the dial back a few more notches and won again on High.

That boy's face had turned the dial back nearly forty years.


On this page you'll find 302 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dial back, such as: adjust, amend, change, develop, modify, and reshape.

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