withdrawal


withdrawal
noun
1 removing/leaving
ADJECTIVE
eventual, imminent
abrupt, immediate, precipitous (esp. AmE), rapid, sudden
gradual, phased
complete, full, total, unconditional
partial
strategic, tactical
planned
voluntary
unilateral
ignominious (formal)

The UN were faced with an ignominious withdrawal or a long-term military presence.

military, troop
VERB + WITHDRAWAL
advocate, call for, demand

The party is calling for the phased withdrawal of troops from the island.

agree to
order
announce
make

The police were forced to make a tactical withdrawal.

PREPOSITION
withdrawal by

a withdrawal by government troops

withdrawal from

the army's withdrawal from the occupied territories

2 from a bank account
ADJECTIVE
cash (esp. BrE)
ATM (esp. AmE)
VERB + WITHDRAWAL
make
PREPOSITION
withdrawal from

She made a withdrawal of £250 from her bank account.

3 stopping
ADJECTIVE
abrupt
alcohol, caffeine, drug, nicotine
VERB + WITHDRAWAL
go through, suffer
WITHDRAWAL + NOUN
symptoms

He was suffering from withdrawal symptoms.

PREPOSITION
withdrawal from

She was still suffering withdrawal from nicotine.


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