climbdown


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climb·down

(klīm′doun′)
n.
A retreat from an earlier position or opinion; a backing down.
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climbdown

[ˈklaɪmdaʊn] Nvuelta f atrás, retroceso m
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THERESA May has made an embarrassing Brexit climbdown by ditching plans to give ministers sweeping powers to change laws without the approval of parliament.
Labour MP Diana Johnson said the climbdown showed his "complete lack of understanding".
In another climbdown, the Brexit Secretary said he accepts the UK has financial ties to Europe that stretch beyond our 2019 exit date.
A DRAMATIC Government climbdown over plans to force every school to become an academy has been welcomed by a North East MP.
LEADING Welsh Labour figures W have welcomed a UK government climbdown over plans to change trade union funding arrangements.
story yesterday Ex-minster of the chapel Lord Roger Roberts welcomed news of the climbdown.
National Conference ( NC) described the move as a biggest climbdown of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) to appease the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) and the Rashtriya Swavayamsevak Sangh ( RSS).
Thirdly, faced with a devastating climbdown,Unite and the politicians have chosen nationalisation as the potential savior- what a joke
The climbdown has been welcomed by the head of a prestigious Birmingham dance school as the "right thing to do".
UN: UN chief Ban Ki-moon met Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday for talks about the country s political future after a surprise climbdown by the Nobel laureate in her boycott of parliament.
It is the second climbdown Hamilton has been forced to make in the wake of the explosive comments aired by the 26-year-old McLaren star.
But in an embarrassing climbdown Health minister Simon Burns today confirmed bringing in the private sector to run the hospital is one of three options being considered, but denied this amounted to "privatisation".