how to pronounce retreat

/ɹɪˈtɹiːt/

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retreat is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹɪtɹt

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An example use of retreat in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that's part of the retreat they see the …”

meaning of retreat

Retreat means to move back or away from a place or position.

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