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Verb: push back
  1. Cause to move back by force or influence
    "push back the urge to smoke";
    - repel, drive, repulse, force back, beat back
Noun: push back
  1. The act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    - rollback

Derived forms: pushed back, pushes back, pushing back

Type of: force, offence [Brit, Cdn], offense [US], offensive, push