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backwards

American English: /ˈbækwərdz/ British English: /ˈbakwədz/

adverb

  • (esp British) backward 2
    Example sentences
    • I started stepping backwards in the direction of the doors.
    • I snarled and she took a step backwards, glancing at the naked blade in my hands.
    • Devon's eyes widened in surprise at my sudden movements, and stumbled backwards when he caught me.
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