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rollback

[ rohl-bak ]
/ ˈroʊlˌbæk /
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noun

an act or instance of rolling back.
a return to a lower level of prices, wages, etc., as by government order.
a pulling back or withdrawal: a rollback of attack forces.

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Origin of rollback

First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase roll back
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Idioms and Phrases with rollback

roll back

Decrease, cut back, or reduce, especially prices, as in Unless they roll back oil prices, this summer's tourist traffic will be half of last year's. [c. 1940]

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