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retreated

ree tree tuhd

  • n  people who have retreated
    he had only contempt for the retreated
  • v  pull back or move away or backward
  • v  move away, as for privacy
  • v  move back
  • v  make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

  • A Victorian virus has recently infected two of the top anime-tors: Miyazaki set his latest feature, Howl's Moving Castle, in a fanciful antique England; Otomo retreated to 1860s .
  • A devastated Teddy retreated to the Dakota Territory to grieve.
  • Then, in the words of a later Tokyo broadcast, "the Ambassador retreated from the Commissariat.
News & Articles

  • Nintendo Fans Told To Wait Months For New Mario And Zelda Games
    Nintendo has retreated from the bright stage lights of E3 in order to inform its fans, via a low-key webcast, that some major games have been delayed until the end of the year while others aren't scheduled to arrive until Spring 2014.
    June 11, 2013 - Forbes
  • Canada dollar softens in flight from risk assets
    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened on Tuesday against the U.S. dollar, as investors retreated into less risky assets following signs that major central banks are easing off on their aggressive economic stimulus policies. Overnight, the Bank of Japan held back from taking additional measures to tackle rising government bond yields, causing a sellout in global equity ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Central Bank fears trigger global selloff in bonds, shares
    By Richard Hubbard LONDON (Reuters) - The yen rose while shares, bonds and gold fell on Tuesday as investors retreated into cash, unnerved by fears that major central banks are cooling in their commitment ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • David Cameron in guardian.co.uk
    Cameron said Mrs Newlove "spoke for millions when she said that in too many parts of the country the streets have been taken over by thugs and society has retreated".
  • Calisto Tanzi in International Herald Tribune
    Ecuador is not a fiscal paradise to move money, but a place where I retreated to put in order my ideas before presenting them to the judges,Tanzi said.
  • Mina Ahadi in Channel 4 News
    Ms Ahadi, who has led a campaign to save Ms Mohammadi-Ashtiani, told Channel 4 News: "The Islamic Republic of Iran has retreated to some extent due to international pressure and widespread coverage received by the international campaign to save...

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