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retreat  


      vb   mainly intr  
1      (Military)   to withdraw or retire in the face of or from action with an enemy, either due to defeat or in order to adopt a more favourable position  
2    to retire or withdraw, as to seclusion or shelter  
3    (of a person's features) to slope back; recede  
4    tr     (Chess)   to move (a piece) back  
      n  
5    the act of retreating or withdrawing  
6      (Military)  
a    a withdrawal or retirement in the face of the enemy  
b    a bugle call signifying withdrawal or retirement, esp. (formerly) to within a defended fortification  
7    retirement or seclusion  
8    a place, such as a sanatorium or monastery, to which one may retire for refuge, quiet, etc.  
9    a period of seclusion, esp. for religious contemplation  
10    an institution, esp. a private one, for the care and treatment of the mentally ill, infirm, elderly, etc.  
     (C14: from Old French retret, from retraire to withdraw, from Latin retrahere to pull back; see retract)  
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n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
Medical Regulation of Emergencies Regional Call Center
See Medical Regulator Physician
n.
also FCR, a customer-service indicator used in the call center industry.
[Bus.]
n.
physician in charge in a SAMU medical Regulation center of evaluation of , calssification , sorting Medical Emergencies, and deciding of the prehospital best emergency care
called also Medical Regulator and different of English Medical Dispatchers who are not physicians

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