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withdrawn

[ with-drawn, with- ]
/ wɪðˈdrɔn, wɪθ- /
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verb

past participle of withdraw.

adjective

removed from circulation, contact, competition, etc.
shy; retiring; reticent.

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OTHER WORDS FROM withdrawn

with·drawn·ness, nounun·with·drawn, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for withdrawn

withdrawn
/ (wɪðˈdrɔːn) /

verb

the past participle of withdraw

adjective

unusually reserved, introverted, or shy
secluded or remote

Derived forms of withdrawn

withdrawnness, noun
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