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Definition of “backward” - Learner’s Dictionary

backward

adjective
 
 
/ˈbækwəd/
DIRECTION [always before noun] in the direction behind you: a backward glance Backwards, sideways and back and forth
DEVELOPMENT less developed or slower to develop than normal: a backward countryMental and psychiatric disordersCrude and basic
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