Definition of Retractions

1. Noun. (plural of retraction) ¹



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Definition of Retractions

1. retraction [n] - See also: retraction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retractions

retractation
retractations
retracted
retracted publication
retracted tongue root
retractible
retractile
retractilities
retractility
retracting
retraction
retraction fibre
retraction of publication
retraction syndrome
retractions (current term)
retractive
retractives
retractor
retractors
retracts
retrad
retrahens aurem
retraict
retraicts
retrain
retrainable
retrained
retrainee
retrainees

Literary usage of Retractions

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1. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... without esteeming it any shame to to do, any more than many good and worthy authors have done. when they published their retractions. ..."

2. The Post-Nicene Latin Fathers by George Anson Jackson (1884)
"retractions. Three years before his death Augustine wrote a critical review of all his writings, the " retractions," in which he points out the design of ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(6) retractions at the Base and Apex In young, thin people with cardiac hypertrophy one can often make out a systolic retraction at the base of the heart at ..."

4. Manual of Diseases of the Ear: Including Those of the Nose and Throat in by Thomas Barr (1901)
"Adhesions and retractions. The long-continued indrawn position of the membrane may also lead to its permanent adhesion to the promontory or to the ..."

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