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Present participle for withdraw
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“The government decision to back out has also been met with widespread criticism by civic chiefs.”
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Present participle for to recluse oneself or stop doing an activity
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Present participle for to avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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Present participle for to move back or away from a place or situation
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Present participle for to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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Present participle for to pull out of, or cease to participate in, a deal, agreement or position
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Present participle for to put an end to, especially formally
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Present participle for to withdraw (someone) from a competition or group
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Present participle for to leave a place
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Present participle for to abandon one's country or cause, typically in favor of an opposing one
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Loss of nerve preventing completion of an action
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