Meaning of RETRACTION in English

RETRACTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ri-ˈtrak-shən ]

noun

Date: 14th century

1. : an act of recanting ; specifically : a statement made by one retracting

2. : an act of retracting : the state of being retracted

3. : the ability to retract

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.