retrait

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French retrait.

Noun[edit]

retrait (plural retraits)

  1. (obsolete) A picture or other visual representation.

Adjective[edit]

retrait (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) retired

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant forms.

Noun[edit]

retrait (plural retraits)

  1. Obsolete form of retreat.
    • 1658, Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus:
      Cyrus was his second Brother: who gave the occasion of that memorable work, and almost miraculous retrait of Xenophon.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb retraire, corresponding to Latin retractus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

retrait m (plural retraits)

  1. retreat
  2. withdrawal
  3. (baseball) out
  4. (cricket) dismissal
  5. (sex) coitus interruptus

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