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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Formal separation from an alliance or federation ; The act of taking out money or other capital ; A retraction of a previously held position ; Avoiding emotional involvement.

Usage examples (33)
  • I made a withdrawal from my bank account so that I could make my purchase.
  • And the deadline Obama set to begin withdrawal is nine months away.
  • The analogy of giving more alcohol to an alcoholic in withdrawal is quite apt.
  • "I don't use the term withdrawal because I don't think we can just pick up and leave," for more
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