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noun [countable/uncountable] pushback pronunciation in American English /ˈpʊʃˌbæk/
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  1. 1
    resistance to a change that has been introduced
    “We’ve had almost no pushback. Parents have been very happy,” said the principal.
    One ray of hope that I see is recent pushbacks from shareholders on excessive pay at the top.
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    resistance to a change that has been introduced
    "We've had almost no pushback. Parents have been very happy," said Ed Vainker, the headteacher.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/07/2013
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    a procedure in which an aircraft is pushed back from a gate by a special vehicleSubmitted from United Kingdom on 15/07/2013

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