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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act of going away or withdrawing from a place or situation. Also: The pulling back of a military force from the enemy.

Usage examples (38)
  • Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.
  • The religious retreat is a form of vacation activity
  • The disorderly retreat of French troops
  • The only thing better than a quaint mountain retreat is a quaint PREFAB mountain retreat. for more
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