push back

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Noun1.push back - the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
offence, offensive, offense - the action of attacking an enemy
Verb1.push back - cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
drive - cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force; "drive the ball far out into the field"
push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

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vt sep peoplezurückdrängen; (with one push) → zurückstoßen; curtains, cover, lock of hairzurückschieben; to push back the boundaries (of something)die Grenzen (einer Sache) zurückdrängen
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And if a beachhead of co-operation may push back the jungle of suspicion.
Weighing between 30 to 70 tonnes, the tractors can push back a fully loaded A380 aircraft (tow-bar less tractor) weighing 550 tons.
Syrian army units who managed to push back militants from their positions in villages along the Khanaser-Aleppo road near the city of Khanaser, restored stability and security to the villages of al-Atshanah, Um-Mayal, Jeb Ali, al-Khariyatah, Sharimah, Rasm Askar, Sariah, and Seriatel in the Southern regions of the Northern Aleppo province.
We need leaders like Target to push back against the shopping frenzy, and help keep the Thanksgiving tradition alive.
The maritime engineering business, a subsidiary of conglomerate Dubai World, negotiated a deal in 2012 to push back debt repayments in two installments.
The maritime engineering business had signed a deal in 2012 to push back debt repayments in two instalments.
Jeffrey said a man in front of him had shouted, "Push back, push back, they're in trouble".
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Lower your body until your knees are at right angles and then push back up.
This is not push back, it is a message that we are not push-overs," he told the Times of Malta website.