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back away

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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyback away
he/she/itbacks away
present participlebacking away
past tensebacked away
past participlebacked away
  1. 2
    to gradually become less involved in something
    back away from:

    The World Bank is backing away from big infrastructure projects.

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