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a. Something to which one can resort or retreat: applied to another college as a fallback.
b. A retreat: The colonel ordered a fallback to the woods.
2. Something that falls back: the fallback of debris from the explosion.
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1. an act or instance of falling back.
2. something or someone to turn or return to, esp. for help or as an alternative.adj.
3. Also, fall′-back`. of or designating something kept in reserve or as an alternative: a fallback plan.
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|Noun||1.||fallback - to break off a military action with an enemy|
retreat - (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops"
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fallback[ˈfɔːlbæk] ADJ fallback position → segunda línea f de defensa (fig) → posición f de repliegue
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → sécurité f
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