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  1. recant

    • IPA[rəˈkant]

    美式

    • v.
      say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief, especially one considered heretical
    • verb: recant, 3rd person present: recants, gerund or present participle: recanting, past tense: recanted, past participle: recanted

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    • IPA[rɪˈkant]

    英式

    • v.
      say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief, especially one considered heretical: heretics were burned if they would not recant Galileo was forced to recant his assertion that the earth orbited the sun

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