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backwards

adverb
 
 
/ˈbækwədz/ ( also backward)
DIRECTION B1 towards the direction behind you
geriye doğru, arkaya doğru
She took a couple of steps backwards.Backwards, sideways and back and forth
EARLIER towards an earlier time or an earlier stage of development
gelişmenin ilk safhalarına ya da başlarına doğru
Let's start with your most recent job and work backwards.Early
OPPOSITE ORDER in the opposite order to what is usual
alışılmış olanın akside, tersine doğru
"Erehwon" is "nowhere" spelled backwards.Backwards, sideways and back and forth
WRONG WAY ( also UK back to front) with the part that is usually at the front at the back
tersinden, arkasını öne
You've got your skirt on backwards.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
backwards and forwards UK ( UK/US back and forth) in one direction then the opposite way and back again many times
sürekli ileri geri, öne arkaya doğru
I have to drive backwards and forwards between here and Ipswich every day.Backwards, sideways and back and forth
(Definition of backwards from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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