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retrograde

adjective uk   /ˈret.rə.ɡreɪd/ formal us  
returning to older and worse conditions, methods, ideas, etc.: He said it would be a retrograde step to remove single parent benefit.
Translations of “retrograde”
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒退的, 退步的, 惡化的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒退的, 退步的, 恶化的…
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