Retreat

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Retreat

  • (verb) (of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. “the French retreated in disarray”
  • (verb) move back or withdraw. “it becomes so hot that the lizards retreat into the shade”
  • (verb) withdraw to a quiet or secluded place. “after the funeral he retreated to Scotland”
  • (verb) change one’s mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. “his proposals were clearly unreasonable and he was forced to retreat”
  • (verb) (of shares) decline in value. “the company reported healthy figures but the shares retreated”
  • (verb) move (a piece) back from a forward or threatened position on the board.
  • (noun) an act of moving back or withdrawing. “a speedy retreat”
  • (noun) an act of changing one’s mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. “the trade unions made a retreat from their earlier position”
  • (noun) a signal for a military force to withdraw.  “the bugle sounded a retreat”
  • (noun) a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax. “their country retreat in Ireland”
  • (noun) a period or place of seclusion for the purposes of prayer and meditation. “the bishop is away on his annual retreat”
  • (noun) a decline in the value of shares. “a gloomy stock market forecast sent share prices into a rapid retreat”

Retreat meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पीछे हटना, चले जाना, आश्रयस्थल, गिराना, एकान्त वास, भागना, वापस होना, कीमत कम होना, वापसी का संकेत, कम होना, चला जाना, निर्णय बदलना, वापसी, आश्रय, निर्जन स्थान, पीछे हटना, शरण, स्थान छोड़ना

Retreat origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French retret (noun), retraiter (verb), from Latin retrahere ‘pull back’ (see retract)

Retreat in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Fact Check: Bangladesh site uses old image of Pak Army, social …, As the war cry intensifies, Indian soldiers deployed in Kashmir … that India has deployed an additional 20,000 troops to check the retreat of its …
  • Independence Day 2019: Beating Retreat Celebrated At Attari-Wagah …, Attari: Thousands of people converged at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between India and Pakistan on Thursday evening to be a part of the …
  • India equity valuations retreat as hope trade takes a back seat, Indian equities have given up their post-election gains. Dalal Street’s euphoria fizzled out when no big-bang stimulus was announced in the …
  • Taki: A Quiet Retreat on Bengal’s Ichamati River … Hordes of people on both sides of India and Bangladesh come to witness the immersion …
  • Bharti Singh, Aditya Narayan and more spotted at Beating Retreat …, Attari: It’s time for Beating Retreat ceremony at the India-Pakistan border in Wagah, and the vibrant air has an extra dash of anticipation.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Retreat 

  • retreat=suppose if someone asks for re(again) treat….you will avoid him.move back from from him ie withdraw

Retreat pronunciation


Dichotomy

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Dichotomy 

  • (noun) a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different. “a rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism”
  • (noun) Repeated branching into two equal parts.

Dichotomy meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • द्विभाजन, किसी दो भिन्न पदार्थ या समूह के विभाग

Dichotomy origin

  • late 16th century: via modern Latin from Greek dikhotomia, from dikho ‘in two, apart’ + -tomia (see -tomy)

Dichotomy in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • ‘After All the Mockery’: Allowed to Appeal Against Extradition, Mallya …, “The conclusions are in effect a false dichotomy. … Vijay Mallya flew out of India on March 2, 2016, after defaulting on loans amounting to Rs.
  • Indian iron-ore market dichotomy of rising imports, rising domestic …,
    KOLKATA (miningweekly.com) – A dichotomy in Indian iron-ore production/supply dynamics has emerged with the government claiming no …
  • Spotify launches first national TV campaign in India, The first TV and first multilingual campaign for the brand in India, it targets … and social norms, some kind of dichotomy fuels individual lives.
  • 55% parents at risk of endangering kid’s safety online: OLX survey, The dichotomy points to having high awareness about the need to be safe … The new research conducted by OLX India on the occasion of …
  • Missing secularism in new education policy, The opposition in south India, especially in the state of Tamil Nadu, was so strong that the NEP committee swiftly …. The moral dichotomy.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dichotomy 

  • can be think as di + cut _ … so dichotomy is cutting into two parts
  • sounds like Botany-branching into two (of trees etc.)

Dichotomy pronunciation


Breach

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Breach

  • (noun) an act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct. “a breach of confidence”
  • (noun) a break in relations. “a widening breach between government and Church”
  • (noun) a gap in a wall, barrier, or defence, especially one made by an attacking army. “a breach in the mountain wall”
  • (verb) make a gap in and break through (a wall, barrier, or defence). “the river breached its bank”
  • (verb) break or fail to observe (a law, agreement, or code of conduct). “these outside bodies are bootlegging albums and breaching copyright”
  • (verb) (of a whale) rise and break through the surface of the water. “we saw whales breaching in the distance”

Breach meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दरार, भंग, भंजन, मनमुटाव, लड़ाई, विच्छेद, संबंध-विच्छेद, भेद देना, ख़लल, अतिक्रमण, उल्लंघन, टूट, छेद करना, दरार करना, सेंध करना, में दरार पैदा करना, भेद देना, दरार पैदा करना, तोड़ना

Breach origin

  • Middle English: from Old French breche, ultimately of Germanic origin; related to break1.

Breach in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Can the BJP Breach the South?, he BJP failed to breach South India and it still remains unconquered, but the question is why did the South vote differently? And how long can …
  • Instagram data breach: Data of millions of influencers exposed online …, Instagram is in news again and this time for exposing the personal data of millions of influencers online. A massive database containing contact …
  • ICC red cards MS Dhoni gloves: Mahi in breach of ICC rules, Soon after the ICC issued a statement, fans in India were left fuming. The ICC requested BCCI to ask Dhoni to remove the army crest from his …
  • Data Breach: Truecaller Exposes Indian Users’ Data, Shows Cracks In …, The number of data breaches of social media platforms is making a lot of noise in the industry today. Hackers have now started to compromise …
  • Hyundai Venue Bookings Breach The 17000 Units Mark, The newly launched Hyundai Venue’s bookings have recently breached the 17,000 units mark in India. The new subcompact SUV, which was …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Breach

  • sound like ditch … tht mean to dump (u can think of duty too :-))
  • sounds close to beach….when u break the contract of a duty u relax at the beach…..to forget it

Breach pronunciation


Fray

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Fray

  • (verb) (of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing. “cheap fabric soon frays”
  • (verb) (of a person’s nerves or temper) show the effects of strain. “as the temperature rose, tempers frayed”
  • (verb) (of a male deer) rub (a bush or small tree) with the head in order to remove the velvet from newly formed antlers, or to mark territory during the rut. “bucks mark their territory by fraying small trees”
  • (noun) a situation of intense competitive activity. “ten companies intend to bid for the contract, with three more expected to enter the fray”
  • (noun) a battle or fight. “he charged into the thick of the fray and went down fighting”

Fray meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दंगा , प्रतिस्पर्धा, लड़ाई, लड़ाई, कलह, झगड़ा, डराना, चिढ़ना, झगड़ कर तय करना, घिस जाना, उधेड़ना

Fray origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French freiier, from Latin fricare ‘to rub’.
  • late Middle English: from archaic fray ‘to quarrel’, from affray ‘startle’, from Anglo-Norman French afrayer (see affray).

Fray in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India bests China in election to UN body, They made a statement of sorts Tuesday when India’s Jagjit Pavadia was … The election was tough with 15 candidates in the fray for five seats.
  • Lok Sabha elections, India Today’s Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) has found … There are four men and four women in the fray, making women …
  • India is scheduled to get two very large crude carriers with 4 million … Adding to the fray is India’s impressive export segment of petroleum
  • India’s Ganemat Sekhon today returned the joint third-best score in the … Two other Indians in the fray — Maheshwari Chauhan with 66 and …
  • Chandigarh: In Haryana, 223 candidates have been left in fray for election to 10 Lok Sabha seats after withdrawal of nomination by ten …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Fray

  • wen v fry somthin it makes lot of noise.
  • we only pray to God only when we are in the fray

Fray pronunciation