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noun retraction pronunciation in British English /rɪˈtrækʃ(ə)n/
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  1. [countable] a statement in which you say that something that you previously said or wrote is not true
    Did you demand a full retraction?
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the act of saying that something you previously said or wrote is not true
      They sent a letter of retraction.


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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