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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.


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



1. an act or instance of rolling back.
2. a return to a lower level of prices, wages, etc.
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


[ˈrəʊlbæk] N (US)
1. (= reduction) (in taxes, prices) → reducción f; [of rights] → restricción f
2. (= reversal) [of decision] → revocación f
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Following the fare rollback, the discounted minimum fare rate for students, senior citizens and the disabled will also be down to P5.
There's going to be a rollback in prices of water for the second quarter of 2018.
OIL firms announced on Monday they will implement a price rollback starting Tuesday morning.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 29 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday asserted that they will intensify their protest in the coming days if their demand of immediate rollback of imposed ticket price hike in government buses in Tamil Nadu is not accepted.
The Senate's version of the property tax bill would require automatic rollback elections if a local government's overall taxes go up more than 5 percent in a year.
Shell and Seaoil implemented a rollback for gasoline of 25 centavos per liter and a price hike for diesel of 30 centavos per liter and kerosene of 15 centavos per liter from 6 a.
After the historic rent freeze for one-year leases the Rent Guidelines Board approved last year, tenants were hoping for another reprieve in the form of a rollback this year.
AFTER successfully carrying out the rollback of Four- Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), the Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) has again demanded a rollback of the semester system.
For example, there are already reports that consumer activists, encouraged by the court's ruling that the mandated rollback of rates to 20 percent below 1987 levels is constitutional, are flexing their muscles in other states, most notably in Illinois where proposed legislation to roll back rates by 15 percent is currently before the Legislature.
There is no rollback even if the update brings big disaster, which is not the case for iOS 7.
Addressing a press conference here, Raza Rabbani said any attempt to rollback the 18th amendment would go against the Federal government and the small provinces would never accept such a move.