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English definition of “backward-looking”

backward-looking

adjective uk   /ˈbæk.wədˌlʊk.ɪŋ/ us    /-wɚd-/ disapproving
opposed to change or new ideas: The business is rapidly losing money because of their backward-looking ideas.Custom, tradition and conformity
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