RESILE | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of resile in English

Examples of resile

resile
That is an internationally accepted principle and it is one from which it is difficult to resile.
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We do not want to resile from those challenging targets, but to give them that stability.
They should not be allowed to resile from that responsibility.
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There is an absolute duty involved and there is no way in which an employer can resile from that position.
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I have never resiled from the position that registration had to be compulsory.
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I resile completely from his conditions for meeting the test of patriotism.
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There is nothing from which to resile in wanting to see the £100 million a day we spend on the health service used to best effect.
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I have never heard any of them resile from that objective, but it is not being implemented in practice.
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We do not resile, therefore, from our support for the amendments relating to the dominant position.
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I do not resile in any way from the proposition that the free market would bring about this eradication of disparities.
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I hope that we will not now resile from that obligation.
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I support the idea of the community charge and do not resile from it.
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I think that, having noted the lack of substance in the proposals, many are resiling from the proposition that top-up fees are the answer.
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What is being done in housing is to resile from a policy of an open-ended responsibility for house building.
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We have no intention to resile from that.
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