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backward

Pronunciation: /ˈbækwəd/

Translation of backward in French:

adj

adv (also backwards)

  • 1 [walk] à reculons; [lean, step, fall] en arrière to move backward reculer to walk backward and forward faire des allées et venues
  • 2 [count] à rebours; [play] à l'envers

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