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Retreating  /rɪˈtriːtɪŋ/  

Gerund or Present Participle
Synonyms: Receding, retiring, regressing,
Antonyms: Advancing, approaching

Hindi: पीछे हटना
Punjabi: ਵਾਪਸ ਜਾਣਾ

Meaning:

Retreating is a gerund or present participle of a word "RETREAT."

Retreat:

1. (Of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat.

2. Change one's mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty.

Sentence:

Most glaciers have been retreating rather than flowing forward.

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