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verb [intransitive/transitive] retract pronunciation in American English /rɪˈtrækt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleretracting
past tenseretracted
past participleretracted
  1. 2
    if part of an object or animal retracts, or if it is retracted, it is pulled backward or inside it


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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