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retreat

[rɪ'triːt] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

      1. отступать, отходить прям. и перен.

      2. шахм. отводить (фигуру)

    1. отказываться (от обещания); отступать (от обязательств); брать обратно (слово)

    2. уходить, удаляться, уединяться

  2. сущ.

    1. отступление прям. и перен.

    2. воен.

      1. сигнал к отступлению

      2. отход; отбой

      3. вечерняя заря, спуск флага

      1. уединение, удаление от общества

      2. уединённое место, убежище, пристанище, приют

      3. дом престарелых; психиатрическая больница; больница для хронических алкоголиков

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retreat

[rɪ'triːt]

n

  1. отступление

  2. [F] убежище, приют

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But the fact remains that through this hasty retreat he prevents the insight from "sinking in" and thereby deprives himself of the benefits it might mean for him.
Но факт остается фактом: своим поспешным отступлением он препятствует «погружению внутрь» и тем самым лишает себя преимуществ, которые оно могло бы ему принести.
Horney, Karen / Self-AnalysisХорни, Карен / Самоанализ
Самоанализ
Хорни, Карен
© Боковиков A.M., Старовойтов В.В., перевод, 2001
© ЗАО «Издательство «ЭКСМО-Пресс», 2001
Self-Analysis
Horney, Karen
© 1942 by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
© 1970 by Marianne von Eckardt, Renate Mintz, and Brigitte Swarzenski
When she made a movement to retreat in terror, it sent a pang to his heart.
Когда же она сделала было движение убежать от страху, -- в нем что-то как бы перевернулось.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
I drew back, but overcome by embarrassment preferred to beat a hasty retreat, without saying a word.
Я отстранился, но, сконфузившись, предпочел скорее уйти, не сказав ни слова.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
She had read late at night of the retreat from Moscow.
Вчера допоздна читала об их отступлении из Москвы.
Woolf, Virginia / Mrs DallowayВульф, Вирджиния / Миссис Дэллоуэй
Миссис Дэллоуэй
Вульф, Вирджиния
© Художественная литература, 1989
Mrs Dalloway
Woolf, Virginia
© CRW Publishing Limited 2003
Unable to retreat or go forward I watched, curious, as the great platform carrying the Holy Mother emerged from the main door of the church and into the light.
Не имея возможности тронуться ни назад, ни вперед, я с любопытством смотрела, как из главных церковных дверей на свет Божий выплывает громадный помост со статуей Богоматери.
Harris, Joanne / Holy FoolsХаррис, Джоан / Блаженные шуты
Блаженные шуты
Харрис, Джоан
© 2003 by Joanne Harris
© Издательство Ольги Морозовой, 2007
© О. Кириченко, перевод, 2007
Holy Fools
Harris, Joanne
© 2004 by Frogspawn, Ltd.
The Allied advance and the retreat of the Germans precluded its implementation.
Продвижение союзных войск и отступление оккупантов помешали немецким властям потребовать его выполнения.
Delarue, Jacques / The Gestapo: A History of HorrorДеларю, Жак / История гестапо
История гестапо
Деларю, Жак
© Перевод на русский язык Издательская группа «Прогресс» 1992
© 1962, «Fayard»
The Gestapo: A History of Horror
Delarue, Jacques
© Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2008
©Jacques Delarue, 2008
It would overrun the warp point and crush the cripples, then cut the rest of the enemy off from retreat.
Он захватит узел пространства, добьет поврежденные вражеские корабли и отрежет неприятелю путь к бегству!
Weber, David,White, Steve / In Death GroundВебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив / Земля смерти
Земля смерти
Вебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив
In Death Ground
Weber, David,White, Steve
© 1997 by David Weber & Steve White
The only retreat was to go inside the house.
Единственным спасением было пойти в дом.
Castaneda, Carlos / The second ring of powerКастанеда, Карлос / Второе кольцо силы
Второе кольцо силы
Кастанеда, Карлос
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
© "София", 2008
© ООО Издательство "София", 2008
The second ring of power
Castaneda, Carlos
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
Honest Captain Cuttle, as the weeks flew over him in his fortified retreat, by no means abated any of his prudent provisions against surprise, because of the non-appearance of the enemy.
Честный капитан Катль, проведя несколько недель в своем укрепленном убежище, отнюдь не намерен был отказываться от благоразумных мер предосторожности, принятых для защиты от неожиданного нападения, потому только, что враг не является.
Dickens, Charles / Dombey and SonДиккенс, Чарльз / Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Dombey and Son
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Classic Books International
Here was my chance; there was no one to stop me; I could give the whole thing up-turn my back and retreat.
Случай был удобный — остановить меня было некому, я могла все бросить, повернуться и убежать.
James, Henri / The Turn of the ScrewДжеймс, Генри / Поворот винта
Поворот винта
Джеймс, Генри
The Turn of the Screw
James, Henri
In a retreat he outruns any lackey: marry, in coming on he has the cramp.
При отступлении удирает шибче всякого лакея, зато при наступлении с ним судороги делаются.
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
I drew Stepan Trofimovitch out of the crowd, though perhaps he may have wished to retreat himself.
Я потащил Степана Трофимовича из толпы, впрочем, может быть, он уже и сам желал отступить.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The artist himself was so confident of his disguise being completely changed, or of his having completely changed his disguise, which may be the more correct mode of speaking, that he regretted they were not to pass near his old place of retreat.
Сам кузнец был уверен, что его облик совершенно изменился, и даже сожалел, что им не придется побывать в месте, некогда служившем ему убежищем.
Scott, Walter / KenilworthСкотт, Вальтер / Кенилворт
Кенилворт
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
Kenilworth
Scott, Walter
© BiblioLife, LLC
"It sounds like there are a few more blocking the retreat down here.
— Судя по звукам, их осталось несколько, препятствующих отступлению.
Mead, Richelle / Shadow KissМид, Райчел / Поцелуй тьмы
Поцелуй тьмы
Мид, Райчел
© Б. Жужунава, перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
© 2008 Richelle Mead
Shadow Kiss
Mead, Richelle
© 2008 Richelle Mead
For a moment Hercules was afraid she would retreat before the plant could get into action: then he saw that she was calmly scrutinizing it, unable to make up her mind what the devil it was.
На секунду Геркулес испугался, что она отступит прежде, чем растение начнет действовать, но потом понял, что она спокойно разглядывает орхидею, пытаясь понять, что это еще за чертовщина.
Clarke, Arthur Charles / The Reluctant OrchidКларк, Артур Чарльз / Строптивая орхидея
Строптивая орхидея
Кларк, Артур Чарльз
The Reluctant Orchid
Clarke, Arthur Charles
© 1956 by Renown Publishing Co., Inc.
© renewed 1985 by Arthur C. Clarke
© 1957 by Arthur С. Clarke

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rɪ'triːtVerbотступать; отходитьExamples

At last we forced the enemy to retreat from the town. — Наконец, мы заставили врага отступить из города.
Our government has retreated from its hard-line position. — Наше правительство свернуло со своего жёсткого курса.

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Collocations

beat a retreat
бить отход
beat a retreat
идти на попятный
frost retreat
оттаивание грунта
intercept the retreat
отрезать путь к отступлению
make good one's retreat
благополучно отступить
make good one's retreat
легко отделаться
make good one's retreat
счастливо
permafrost retreat
деградация вечной мерзлоты
retreat longwall
длинный забой с выемкой обратным ходом
retreat mining
выемка обратным ходом
retreat of shore
отступание береговой линии
be in retreat
затворяться
go into retreat
затворяться
to retreat
отступать
have beaten retreat
оттрубить

Word forms

retreat

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseretreatretreats
Possessive caseretreat'sretreats'

retreat

verb
Basic forms
Pastretreated
Imperativeretreat
Present Participle (Participle I)retreating
Past Participle (Participle II)retreated
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I retreatwe retreat
you retreatyou retreat
he/she/it retreatsthey retreat
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am retreatingwe are retreating
you are retreatingyou are retreating
he/she/it is retreatingthey are retreating
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have retreatedwe have retreated
you have retreatedyou have retreated
he/she/it has retreatedthey have retreated
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been retreatingwe have been retreating
you have been retreatingyou have been retreating
he/she/it has been retreatingthey have been retreating
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I retreatedwe retreated
you retreatedyou retreated
he/she/it retreatedthey retreated
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was retreatingwe were retreating
you were retreatingyou were retreating
he/she/it was retreatingthey were retreating
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had retreatedwe had retreated
you had retreatedyou had retreated
he/she/it had retreatedthey had retreated
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been retreatingwe had been retreating
you had been retreatingyou had been retreating
he/she/it had been retreatingthey had been retreating
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will retreatwe shall/will retreat
you will retreatyou will retreat
he/she/it will retreatthey will retreat
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be retreatingwe shall/will be retreating
you will be retreatingyou will be retreating
he/she/it will be retreatingthey will be retreating
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have retreatedwe shall/will have retreated
you will have retreatedyou will have retreated
he/she/it will have retreatedthey will have retreated
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been retreatingwe shall/will have been retreating
you will have been retreatingyou will have been retreating
he/she/it will have been retreatingthey will have been retreating
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would retreatwe should/would retreat
you would retreatyou would retreat
he/she/it would retreatthey would retreat
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be retreatingwe should/would be retreating
you would be retreatingyou would be retreating
he/she/it would be retreatingthey would be retreating
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have retreatedwe should/would have retreated
you would have retreatedyou would have retreated
he/she/it would have retreatedthey would have retreated
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been retreatingwe should/would have been retreating
you would have been retreatingyou would have been retreating
he/she/it would have been retreatingthey would have been retreating
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am retreatedwe are retreated
you are retreatedyou are retreated
he/she/it is retreatedthey are retreated
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being retreatedwe are being retreated
you are being retreatedyou are being retreated
he/she/it is being retreatedthey are being retreated
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been retreatedwe have been retreated
you have been retreatedyou have been retreated
he/she/it has been retreatedthey have been retreated
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was retreatedwe were retreated
you were retreatedyou were retreated
he/she/it was retreatedthey were retreated
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being retreatedwe were being retreated
you were being retreatedyou were being retreated
he/she/it was being retreatedthey were being retreated
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been retreatedwe had been retreated
you had been retreatedyou had been retreated
he/she/it had been retreatedthey had been retreated
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be retreatedwe shall/will be retreated
you will be retreatedyou will be retreated
he/she/it will be retreatedthey will be retreated
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been retreatedwe shall/will have been retreated
you will have been retreatedyou will have been retreated
he/she/it will have been retreatedthey will have been retreated