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[poo sh-bak] /ˈpʊʃˌbæk/
a mechanism that forces an object backward.
opposition or resistance to a plan.
the forcing of an enemy to withdraw. Unabridged
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  • He has also faced significant pushback on his plan to tie federal aid to graduates' debt levels and employment.
  • There is going to be major pushback on all this stuff.
  • Another thing that unites the two groups: this pushback.
  • Industry pushback has appeared to paralyze the agency.
  • If this became common, you'd see legislative pushback in the form of discrimination lawsuits and legislation.
  • If you can't stand the pushback, then don't say the comment.
  • However, mailboxes will not be repaired if they are in a deteriorated condition or are damaged by snow pushback.
  • Several manufacturing firms recently raised prices and have yet to observe any pushback from their customers.

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