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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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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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