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Retreat (ខ្មែរ ~ English និងសំឡេង)

Retreat



noun
1.
(1. a. The act or process of withdrawing, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant. b. The process of going backward or receding from a position or condition gained. 2. A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security. 3. a. A period of seclusion, retirement, or solitude. b. A period of group withdrawal for prayer, meditation, and study: a religious retreat. 4. a. Withdrawal of a military force from a dangerous position or from an enemy attack. b. The signal for such withdrawal. c. A bugle call or drumbeat signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset, as on a military base. d. The military ceremony of lowering the flag) make a retreat ការដកថយ, stay at a quiet retreat ទីស្ចាត់ដាច់ពីគេ
verbpast tense: retreated ; past participle: retreated ; present participle: retreating ;
1.
(INTRANSITIVE) (1. To fall or draw back; withdraw or retire. 2. To slope backward) ថយក្រោយ
2.
(TRANSITIVE) (Games. To move [a chess piece] back) ដកថយ
ENGLISH MEANING
noun
1.
The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable.
2.
The place to which anyone retires; a place or privacy or safety; a refuge; an asylum.
3.
The retiring of an army or body of men from the face of an enemy, or from any ground occupied to a greater distance from the enemy, or from an advanced position.
4.
The withdrawing of a ship or fleet from an enemy for the purpose of avoiding an engagement or escaping after defeat.
5.
A signal given in the army or navy, by the beat of a drum or the sounding of trumpet or bugle, at sunset (when the roll is called), or for retiring from action.
6.
A special season of solitude and silence to engage in religious exercises.
7.
A period of several days of withdrawal from society to a religious house for exclusive occupation in the duties of devotion; as, to appoint or observe a retreat.
verbpast tense: retreated ; past participle: retreated ; present participle: retreating ;
1.
(INTRANSITIVE) To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the field.