retreat

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈtriːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈtrit/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri trēt)


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retreat

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [mountain, woodland, rural, bay-side] retreat
  2. stay at a [mountain] retreat
  3. spent the weekend at a [mountain] retreat
  4. a [yoga, nudist] retreat
  5. a [weekend, spiritual, peaceful, stunning] retreat
  6. go on retreat once a [season, year]
  7. made a [hasty, sudden, speedy, quick] retreat
  8. the [soldiers, troops, enemy] made a retreat
  9. was [killed, injured] in the retreat
  10. the [army, enemy] is in retreat
  11. forced into a retreat
  12. made her retreat [upstairs, to the porch]
  13. made a retreat from their [stance, position, threat]
  14. a rapid retreat in [share, stock] prices
  15. retreat [quickly, slowly, cautiously]
  16. retreat in [defeat, disappointment]
  17. the [troops, enemy, tanks] retreated
  18. the [troops] were forced to retreat
  19. retreat [back, home, south]
  20. retreat (back) across the [field, river]
  21. retreat (back) down
  22. retreat (back) into
  23. retreat from [the room, the garage, politics]
  24. retreat behind the [trees, buildings, barrier]
  25. retreat to [the country, her house, London]
  26. retreat en masse
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