- the act of pulling back, especially a retreat or a strategic withdrawal of troops; pullout.
- that which pulls something back or impedes its forward movement.
- Machinery. a device for pulling a moving part to its original position.
- We should definitely see a pullback, but the magnitude is probably lesser.
- While growth stocks are flying again, there’s been a pullback in gold and Treasurys.
- If that wasn’t the case, the recent pullback in stocks would be much more severe, he said.
- While it won’t be business as usual anytime soon, cuts, pullbacks and cancellations to media spending over the next three months won’t be as drastic as they have been.
- That could lead to a pullback in consumer and business spending and then another round of layoffs, compounding problems further.
- Even a modest hit from sanctions or pullback by foreign investors will only add to that downward spiral.
- Missile strikes from warplanes and helicopter gunships and tank shelling made the pullback necessary, he says.
- Commanders insist the move is a tactical pullback, but fighters are unnerved as the government intensifies its Aleppo offensive.
- Others foresaw bloodshed between supporters of rival political parties, and cast a wary eye to a pullback of police.