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Translation of "backward" - English-Spanish dictionary

backward

adjective /ˈbӕkwəd/
aimed or directed backwards hacia atrás He left without a backward glance.
less advanced in mind or body than is normal for one’s age retrasado a backward child.
late in developing a modern culture, mechanization etc atrasado That part of the country is still very backward a backward region.
backwardness noun
atraso There are concerns about the economic backwardness of the region.
backwards adverb
towards the back hacia atrás He glanced backwards Sheila stepped backwards to let the man pass.
with one’s back facing the direction one is going in de espaldas a The child walked backwards into a lamp-post.
in the opposite way to that which is usual al revés Can you count from 1 to 10 backwards? (= starting at 10 and counting to 1).
backwards and forwards
in one direction and then in the opposite direction de un lado para otro The dog ran backwards and forwards across the grass.
bend over backwards
to try very hard hacer lo imposible (por), desvivirse (por) He bent over backwards to get us tickets for the concert.
(Definition of backward from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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