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retreat
riː'triːt
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant).
  2. Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation.
  3. Withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat.
  4. An area where you can be alone.
  5. A bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset.
  6. A signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position.
  7. A place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet.
(动) As a verb
  1. Retreat.
  2. Pull back or move away or backward.
  3. Move back.
  4. Move away, as for privacy.
Hyphenationre•treat
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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撤退chètuìto retreat
隐居yǐnjūto live in seclusion
退避tuìbìto withdraw
避难所bìnàn suǒrefuge; asylum
隐退yǐntuìto retire (from society, esp. from politics); to vanish
放弃fàngqìto renounce; to abandon; to give up
退tuìto retreat; to decline; to move back; to withdraw
收兵shōubīngto retreat; to withdraw troops; to recall troops; fig. to finish work; to wind up; to call it a day; used with negatives: the task is far from over
退却tuìquèto retreat; to shrink back
退兵tuìbīngto retreat, to withdraw a military force
后撤hòuchèto pull back (an army); to retreat
撤兵chèbīngwithdraw troops; retreat
撤军chèjūnto withdraw troops; to retreat
回归huíguīto return to; to retreat; regression (statistics)
退下tuìxiàto retire; to withdraw; to retreat; to step down
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