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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Returning to a former state; Returning to an earlier and worse situation. Passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form.

Usage examples (34)
  • The workers' and people's movements must aim their struggles against such imperialist retrogression.
  • This system of neumes was in some ways a retrogression from the Greek letter system, for the neumes indicated neither definite pitches nor definite tone-lengths.
  • Though a retrogression is over this year as well as people had some -! more tim e to regulate their spending as well as selling habits, Black Friday 2009 will not be so big.
  • In some few cases there has been what we must call retrogression of organization. for more
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