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pullback

noun
     
pull‧back
1 [countable] the act of moving soldiers away from the area where they were fighting
2 [countable] a reduction in the value, amount, or level of something:
a significant pullback in the stock market
3 [uncountable] the action of a plane moving backwards, away from an airport terminal (=building where people wait to get on the plane)

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