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noun as in retreat


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Example Sentences

We should definitely see a pullback, but the magnitude is probably lesser.

From Fortune

While growth stocks are flying again, there’s been a pullback in gold and Treasurys.

From Fortune

If that wasn’t the case, the recent pullback in stocks would be much more severe, he said.

From Fortune

While it won’t be business as usual anytime soon, cuts, pullbacks and cancellations to media spending over the next three months won’t be as drastic as they have been.

From Digiday

That could lead to a pullback in consumer and business spending and then another round of layoffs, compounding problems further.

Even a modest hit from sanctions or pullback by foreign investors will only add to that downward spiral.

Missile strikes from warplanes and helicopter gunships and tank shelling made the pullback necessary, he says.

Commanders insist the move is a tactical pullback, but fighters are unnerved as the government intensifies its Aleppo offensive.

Others foresaw bloodshed between supporters of rival political parties, and cast a wary eye to a pullback of police.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pullback, such as: evacuation, pullout, withdrawal, ebb, fallback, and flight.

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