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  • Welcome to the Voice of America's news words.

  • In February, the organisation Freedom House released its yearly report on freedom and democracy retreat.

  • The report says that for the past 13 years, there has been a decrease in freedom around the world.

  • Countries have struggled with debates that are a part of democracy, the report says.

  • Gains were made in the late 20th century, but for now democracy is in retreat.

  • In this example, retreat is the act or process of backing away from something in war.

  • A retreat is a movement by soldiers away from an enemy because the enemy is winning or has won a battle.

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