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English definition of “backtrack”

backtrack

verb [I] (GO BACK)    /ˈbæk.træk/
to go back along a path that you have just followed : We went the wrong way and had to backtrack till we got to the right turning .Returning to a place
(Definition of backtrack verb (GO BACK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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