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How to Pronounce Retractable: Learn how to pronounce Retractable in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word retract:

verb
1draw or be drawn back or back in:
[with object]:
she retracted her hand as if she’d been burnt
[no object]:
the tentacle retracted quickly
2 [with object] withdraw (a statement or accusation) as untrue or unjustified:
he retracted his allegations
withdraw or go back on (an undertaking):
the parish council was forced to retract a previous resolution
Derivatives

retractable

adjective
retraction

noun
retractive

adjective
Origin:

late Middle English: from Latin retract- ‘drawn back’, from the verb retrahere (from re- ‘back’ + trahere ‘drag’); the senses ‘withdraw (a statement’) and ‘go back on’ via Old French from retractare ‘reconsider’ (based on trahere ‘drag’)