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backdown


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Backdown  \Back"down`\,  n. 
  A  receding  or  giving  up  a  complete  surrender.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  backdown 
  n  :  a  retraction  of  a  previously  held  position  [syn:  {withdrawal}, 
  {climb-down}] 




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