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Noun: drawback  'dro,bak
  1. The quality of being a hindrance
    "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"
Verb: draw back  dro bak
  1. Pull back or move away or backward
    "The enemy drew back";
    - withdraw, retreat, pull away, recede, pull back, retire, move back
     
  2. Use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
    - retract, pull back

Derived forms: drawn back, drawbacks, drew back, draws back, drawing back

Type of: disadvantage, go, locomote, move, pull, travel

Encyclopedia: Drawback