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rearward

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪrwərd; ˈrɪəwəd/
Pronunciation: /-z/
(in British English also/en inglés británico también) rearwards

Translation of rearward in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [move/go] hacia atrás
    Example sentences
    • The front wheels see most of the power most of the time, but ‘Intelligent Torque Management ‘diverts the engine's efforts rearwards as required when the front wheels lose traction.’
    • From the ‘B’ pillar rearwards, the body is completely new and great care has been taken to give it both elegant looks and true practicality.
    • Stylistically, the estate version is by far the most pleasing to the eye, as the body profile has been redesigned more or less from the windscreen pillars rearwards.

adjective/adjetivo

  • [glance/movement] hacia atrás; [part/section] posterior, de atrás

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