Significado de “backward” - en el Diccionario Inglés

backward en inglés británico

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uk /ˈbæk.wəd/ us /ˈbæk.wɚd/
noun [ U ] uk /ˈbæk.wəd.nəs/ us /ˈbæk.wɚd.nəs/

They were accused of backwardness (= very old-fashioned ways) because they had no washing machine.


uk /ˈbæk.wəd/ us /ˈbæk.wɚd/ mainly US

(Definición de backward del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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backwardadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈbæk·wərd/ also backwards, /ˈbæk·wərdz/

backward adverb [ not gradable ] (TOWARD THE BACK)

toward the direction that is opposite to the one in which you are facing or opposite to the usual direction:

He took a step backward.
He began counting backward: "Ten, nine, eight . . ."
She was skating around the rink, backward and forward.


us /ˈbæk·wərd/

backward adjective (TOWARD THE BACK)

[ not gradable ] directed toward the back or in the direction that is opposite to the one in which you are facing:

He did a terrific backward somersault.

backward adjective (NOT DEVELOPED)

not developed, or not modern or advanced:

The state needs to reform its backward election laws.

(Definición de backward del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)