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retirada
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retirada(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (act of taking money out of an account)
a. withdrawal
El banco no permite la retirada de más de $500 por día.The bank doesn't allow withdrawals of more than $500 a day.
2. (act of retiring)
a. retirement
La retirada del profesor provocó mucha tristeza entre sus alumnos.The teacher's retirement was very sad for his students.
3. (act of ceasing to participate)
a. withdrawal
El piloto anunció su retirada de la carrera el día antes.The driver announced his withdrawal from the race the day before.
b. retirement
La retirada del cantante del mundo de la música pilló a todos por sorpresa.The singer's retirement from the music business took everyone by surprise.
4. (military)
a. retreat
La retirada de las tropas de la zona de combate marca el fin de la guerra.The troops' retreat from the combat zone marks the end of the war.
b. withdrawal
El general ordenó la retirada de los tanques.The general ordered the withdrawal of the tanks.
5. (revocation)
a. withdrawal
La retirada del pasaporte ocurre cuando un ciudadano ha cometido un crimen en contra de su país.The withdrawal of a passport occurs when a citizen has committed a crime against his or her country.
6. (backward movement)
a. retreat
La retirada de los glaciares por el calentamiento global preocupa a los geólogos.Geologists are worried about glacier retreat due to global warming.
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retirada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. retreat
batirse en retiradato beat a retreat
cubrir la retiradato cover the retreat
2. (de fondos, moneda, carné, producto)
a. withdrawal
han ordenado la retirada del mercado del productothey have ordered the product to be withdrawn from o taken off the market
3. (de competición, actividad)
a. withdrawal
ha anunciado su retirada de los terrenos de juegohe has announced his retirement from the game
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retirada
1 (Mil) retreat; withdrawal
batirse en retirada emprender la retirada to retreat; beat a retreat
2 [de dinero, embajador] withdrawal
3 [de vehículo, objeto] removal
4 (refugio) safe place; place of refuge
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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