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backward

US [ˈbækwərd]
UK [ˈbækwə(r)d]
  • adv.向后;倒;回向原处
  • adj.向后的;朝后的;倒退的;反向的
  • Web后退;落后的;向后地
Backward
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adj.
1.
[obn]
向后的;朝后的directed or moving towards the back
She strode past him without a backward glance .
她大步从他身边走过,都没有回头瞧他一眼。
2.
倒退的;反向的moving in a direction that means that no progress is being made
She felt that going back to live in her home town would be a backward step.
她觉得回到家乡生活就是没出息。
3.
落后的;进步缓慢的having made less progress than normal; developing slowly
a backward part of the country, with no paved roads and no electricity
该国的一个落后地区,没有铺设马路也没有电力
a backward child
迟钝儿童
She's not backward in coming forward(= she's not shy) .
她勇敢地站出来。

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