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stand down / dimitir
 
stand down   stand   -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=resign)
[official, chairman]   dimitir
(=withdraw)
[candidate]   retirarse
·the candidate is standing down in favour of a younger person
·el candidato se retira a favor de una persona masculineánoun joven
2. (law, legal)
[witness]   retirarse
·you may stand down
·usted puede retirarse
3. (military)
·the troops have stood down
·ha terminado el estado de alerta (militar)
 
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