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British English: /ˈbakwəd/
American English: /ˈbækwərd/

Translation of backward in French:


  • 2 (primitive)
    (culture, nation, society, economy)
    to be technologically backward
    souffrir d'un retard technologique
  • 3 (Psychology, School) (handicapped) (dated or offensive)
    (slow to learn) (pupil)
  • 4 (hesitant) See examples: he wasn't backward about accepting the free trip
    il n'a pas été long à accepter le voyage gratuit
    she isn't backward in coming forward [humorous]
    elle n'hésite pas à se mettre en avant


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