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Definition of pushback


  • resistance to an idea or plan.
    The developers are giving us some pushback about the aggressive schedule.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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