2. Repli. La retraite d'une armée.
3. Cessation d'activité. Prendre sa retraite.
4. Pension. Une retraite mensuelle.
1. A retreat, especially in military operations.
2. The iron hook fixed to a casement to pull it shut, or to hold it party open at a fixed point.
1. The action of receding; recession
2. A hidden, secret, or secluded place or part
3. Indentation, cleft; alcove
4. A suspension of business or procedure often for rest or relaxation
1. The act of ceding back; SYN. ceding back.
2. The state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the gdp and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year.
In economics, a fall in business activity lasting more than a few months, causing stagnation in a country's output.
The average decline has been about 10% although some recessions, such as 1981–82, can be longer and more severe.
ETYM Cf. French retirement.
1. The state of being retired from one's business or occupation.
2. Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; SYN. retreat.
3. Withdrawal from one's position or occupation.
ETYM French retraite, from retraire to withdraw, Latin retrahere; pref. re- re- + trahere to draw. Related to Trace, Retract, Retrace.
1. (Military) A bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset.
2. (Military) A signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position.
3. (Military) Withdrawal to a more favorable position.
4. A place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet.
In a military action, a rearward movement of forces in response to enemy pressure. Unlike a withdrawal, a retreat involves loss of initiative.