rollback

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roll·back

 (rōl′băk′)
n.
1. A reduction, especially in prices or wages, to a previous lower level by governmental action or direction: a price rollback; a rollback of military supplies.
2. A turning back or retreat, as from a previously held position or policy: hoped for a rollback of support for the opposition's proposed legislation.

rollback

(ˈrəʊlbæk)
n
1. a reduction in price or some other change that makes something revert to what it was before
2. (Economics) a reduction in price or some other change that makes something revert to what it was before
3. the process of undoing something; dismantling

roll•back

(ˈroʊlˌbæk)

n.
1. an act or instance of rolling back.
2. a return to a lower level of prices, wages, etc.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rollback - the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
offence, offensive, offense - the action of attacking an enemy
2.rollback - reducing prices back to some earlier level
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
Translations

rollback

[ˈrəʊlbæk] N (US)
1. (= reduction) (in taxes, prices) → reducción f; [of rights] → restricción f
2. (= reversal) [of decision] → revocación f