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the period a drug addict goes through following abrupt termination in the use of narcotics, usually characterized by physical and mental symptoms (withdrawal symptoms)



troop actions undertaken in order to lead units away from enemy strikes and to occupy favorable lines for defense, to conduct a counterattack, to shorten the front, or to gain time.

A withdrawal may be accompanied by a disengagement or be carried out deliberately without contact with the enemy. A withdrawal accompanied by a disengagement is carried out under the cover of specially assigned subunits, which, by actively engaging the enemy, ensure the secrecy and successful execution of the withdrawal. A withdrawal of the main forces is covered by rear guards and rear and flank march security detachments, as well as by laying ambushes, setting up obstacles, and carrying out demolition work. A withdrawal may be executed only by order of a senior commander.

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If I can't' show my birth certificate, I will withdraw [from the race].
The players issued a statement saying they still believed Loughnane was the best man for the job, while hurling board officials asked Silke and Murphy to withdraw in the hope that Loughnane could be enticed back.
Eligible individuals may withdraw up to $100,000 from their retirement plans, penalty-free, from Aug.
Iovine and Blaser's claim, "Thus the decision to withdraw therapeutic use of enrofloxacin (3) was warranted," is not implied, even if enrofloxacin use caused the emergence of fluoroquinolone resistance.
See "Virginia Withdraws Con-Con Application" in our April 5 issue and "Georgia Withdraws Con-Con Applications" in our May 3 issue.
Why would company-sponsored retirement plans force non-spouse beneficiaries, such as children, grandchildren and siblings to withdraw the funds soon after a participant's death?
Attorneys representing clients in matters pending before a court have an additional responsibility to obtain the court's permission before they can withdraw from representation.
Deloitte & Touche, the California Court of Appeals, Fourth Appellate District, held that judges must instruct juries that professional standards promulgated by the AICPA authorize auditors to withdraw from engagements--regardless of prejudice to the clients--based on a showing of good cause.
For the foregoing reasons, Tax Executives Institute respectfully recommends that the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review withdraw its grant of emergency status for the Board of Public Works' procurement regulations and, indeed, to conclude that the regulations themselves should be withdrawn.
Barclays expects UK consumers to withdraw at least pounds 100m more between midnight on Friday and midnight on Monday than they did during the same weekend last year when they took out pounds 900m.
Committee members have worked diligently for more than a year to convince Utah's population and lawmakers of the worthiness of encouraging Congress to withdraw our nation from the UN.