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fallback

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  • nounretreat
  • nounreplacement

synonyms for fallback

  • disengagement
  • evacuation
  • pullout
  • recession
  • withdrawal
  • contingency
  • alternative
  • backup
  • substitute
  • plan B
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Chrome has become the principal browser to write code for while taking care to provide a fallback for unsupported features or sticking entirely to technologies also supported by Safari and Firefox.
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He then adopted his go-to fallback position of covering his own tail.
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The university is also developing a fallback plan in case Nationals Park becomes unavailable for public health or other reasons.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY TO HOLD PANDEMIC COMMENCEMENT AT NATIONALS PARKNICK ANDERSONAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Removing a receptor from the next generations of humans could be civilization’s fallback if society is hit with a super-disease that can’t be controlled by vaccines or drugs, and for which we don’t develop immunity.
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Rotisserie or roasted chickenIf you want to stay in the bird family, a good fallback is chicken.
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If they cannot agree on new spending legislation, however, a short-term “continuing resolution” would become the likeliest fallback.
LAME-DUCK CONGRESS AND LAME-DUCK PRESIDENT FACE HUGE CHALLENGES IN COMING WEEKSERICA WERNER, PAUL KANE, YASMEEN ABUTALEBNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO FALLBACK

  • ebb
  • evacuation
  • fallback
  • flight
  • pullout
  • retirement
  • withdrawal
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