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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A mechanism that forces an object backward; Also: Opposition or resistance to a plan; Also: The forcing of an enemy to withdraw.

Usage examples (39)
  • | Reply wonder how the pushback is on that chair ….
  • He knows whatever he decides, he will receive massive pushback from the other side.
  • His willingness to provide that sort of pushback is part of why the COIN set likes him.
  • You know things are really, really bad when Dumbya gets pushback from a talking head on Fox! for more
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