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retrogress

Pronunciation: /ˌretrəˈgres/

Translation of retrogress in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [formal] (get worse) empeorar; (go back) retroceder
    Example sentences
    • This proves that her determination to fight AIDS and to seek justice is retrogressing rapidly.
    • A lot of what is on our airwaves is not the kind of thing we want to institutionalise, and to not have a code, we think we have retrogressed.
    • Europe had retrogressed almost to a primitive way of life, wherein learning was preserved largely in the monasteries.

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