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English definition of “backward-looking”

backward-looking

adjective     /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
(Definition of backward-looking adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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