Origin of retraction
OTHER WORDS FROM retractionnon·re·trac·tion, noun
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How to use retraction in a sentence
Hundreds of thousands of Americans died of a disease that spurred a massive retraction of social engagement.A brutal, isolating year leads to baffling battles between good and evil|Philip Bump|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Smartmatic and Dominion also demanded retractions from Fox’s lesser-known competitors in conservative media, including Newsmax, One America News and the Epoch Times.Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell have disappeared from Fox airwaves|Jeremy Barr|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
On Tuesday, the New York Times acknowledged errors in how it rolled out the retraction of key episodes in its 2018 “Caliphate” podcast series.The New York Times admits mistakes in handling the demise of ‘Caliphate’|Erik Wemple|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Many have also pushed back against calls for retraction, recommending that comments on the paper’s alleged flaws be submitted to the journal instead.The Problem with a New Study on Mentorship in Science - Facts So Romantic|Aubrey Clayton|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
The reason behind it is the use-it-or-lose-it ad spending that is usually expected in Q4, amplified by the spend retraction in Q2 and Q3 that is now reallocated to Q4 and, finally, the elections ad spend that is reducing inventory even more.
KERMIT: Yes—just trying to save The Daily Beast from having to issue a retraction.Exclusive: Kermit the Frog Grills Miss Piggy About ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ Dating, and Hollywood|Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Barricade offered to print a correction or a retraction, but every offer was rebuffed.Sheldon Adelson, the Billionaire Who Bankrupted Me|John L. Smith|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This time, there was no retraction, and Clash quickly resigned from Sesame Street.‘I Always Felt It Was Creepy’: Stories of Sex With Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash|Maria Elena Fernandez|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Second, Skyfall is nowhere near as awesome as Casino Royale, so you need to offer a retraction on that as well.Is ‘Skyfall’ the Best (and Gayest) James Bond Movie Yet?|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But one kinda doubts a bureaucrat would lie and then demand a retraction.
Uncle Dick did not relish my retraction, and his near-sighted eyes glared at me in disgust.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
The next week the Declarator retracted, in the manner in which it always retracted when a retraction was necessary.Dominie Dean|Ellis Parker Butler
Some of you profess to think its retraction would operate favourably for the Union.Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865|Abraham Lincoln
An indignant protest from other citizens compelled the retraction of this letter before it was sent.
It is capable of considerable distension, and after retraction, to allow of the child passing down it from the Womb.