Backward in spanish

Hacia atrás

pronunciation: ɑθiɑtɹ̩ɑs part of speech: adverb, adjective
In gestures

backward(s)1 = hacia atrás. 

Example: The tracing of citations backward in time creates a chain of relationships among documents, journals, scholars, and ideas.


» backward compatible = compatible con versiones anteriores.

Example: The problem with documents in PDF is that future generations of the software will not backward compatible.

» backward step = paso atrás.

Example: At first, displaying an image on a TV screen instead of providing the actual object may seem to be a backward step.

» clocks + go backward(s) = los relojes + atrasarse.

Example: This Sunday the clocks go backwards, so don't forget you have an extra hour in bed.

» lean back(wards) = retreparse, echarse para atrás.

Example: She leaned back and stared straight into the core of the light above, her eyes squinting.

» look like + Pronombre + have + been dragged through a hedge backwards = estar hecho un desastre, ir hecho un desastre.

Example: We eventually arrived all looking like we'd been dragged through a hedge backwards and in desperate need of sleep so we grabbed the first taxi we saw.

» page + backward = pasar hojas hacia atrás, ir hacia atrás.

Example: The borrower can page forward and backward, enter a new search term, switch to another file, do a truncated search, or end.

» step backward(s) = retroceso, regresión, paso hacia atrás.

Example: This is a major step backward in the ideology of bibliographic cataloging.

» take + a step back(ward(s)) = distanciarse, retroceder, pararse a pensar, detenerse a pensar, reflexionar, recapacitar.

Example: To make sure why we believe it important to bring up children as willing, avid, responsive readers of literature we have to take a step back and sort out why literature is important to ourselves.

» work backward = trabajar hacia atrás.

Example: When using a knapsack blower, the dermal exposure of the operator working forwards was 20 times higher than when he worked backwards.

backward2 = retrasado, atrasado. 

Example: There are no entries under the terms backward, Deficient, Handicapped, Mental deficiency, Mentally deficient despite the fact that Class JGJ is devoted to the teaching of Deficient, Handicapped, etc.


» backward-looking = conservador. [Que mira hacia atrás]

Example: The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.

» backwardness = atraso, retraso, tercer mundismo. 

Example: Libraries in developing countries suffer from technological backwardness.

» backward region = región atrasada.

Example: The article 'Libraries in late Ottoman Palestine between the Orient and the Occident' reveals historically Palestine's transformation from a backward region of the Ottoman Empire to a focus for international.

» backward society = sociedad atrasada.

Example: For us not to be monickered as a backward society we should go with the flow -- in this age of globalization it is proper to communicate in the language understood by most.

» mentally backward = retrasado mental.

Example: When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.
Backward synonyms:
back in spanish: atrás, pronunciation: bæk part of speech: adverb reverse in spanish: marcha atrás, pronunciation: rɪvɜrs part of speech: noun, verb, adjective converse in spanish: conversar, pronunciation: kɑnvɜrs part of speech: noun, verb negative in spanish: negativo, pronunciation: negətɪv part of speech: adjective retrograde in spanish: retrógrado, pronunciation: retrəgreɪd part of speech: adjective inverse in spanish: inverso, pronunciation: ɪnvɜrs part of speech: noun bashful in spanish: tímido, pronunciation: bæʃfəl part of speech: adjective reflexive in spanish: reflexivo, pronunciation: rəfleksɪv part of speech: adjective backwards in spanish: hacia atrás, pronunciation: bækwɜrdz part of speech: adverb retarded in spanish: retrasado, pronunciation: rɪtɑrdɪd part of speech: adjective blate in spanish: flaquear, pronunciation: bleɪt part of speech: adjective transposed in spanish: transpuesto, pronunciation: trænspoʊzd part of speech: adjective retracted in spanish: retraído, pronunciation: ritræktəd part of speech: adjective reversed in spanish: invertido, pronunciation: rɪvɜrst part of speech: adjective rearward in spanish: hacia atrás, pronunciation: rɪrwɜrd part of speech: adjective retroflex in spanish: vuelto hacia atrás, pronunciation: rɪtroʊfləks part of speech: adjective retral in spanish: retral, pronunciation: retrəl part of speech: adjective cacuminal in spanish: cacuminal, pronunciation: kækjəmɪnəl part of speech: adjective feebleminded in spanish: débiles mentales, pronunciation: fibləmaɪndɪd part of speech: adjective rearwards in spanish: hacia atrás, pronunciation: rɪrwɜrdz part of speech: adverb backswept in spanish: atrasada, pronunciation: bækswept part of speech: adjective sweptback in spanish: peinado hacia atrás, pronunciation: sweptbæk part of speech: adjective self-referent in spanish: auto-referente, pronunciation: selfrefɜrent part of speech: adjective reversive in spanish: reversible, pronunciation: rɪvɜrsɪv part of speech: adjective retroflexed in spanish: retroflexado, pronunciation: retroʊflekst part of speech: adjective
Backward antonyms:
forward pronunciation: fɔrwɜrd part of speech: adverb ahead pronunciation: əhed part of speech: adverb forwards pronunciation: fɔrwɜrdz part of speech: adverb frontward pronunciation: frʌntwɜrd part of speech: adverb forrad pronunciation: fɔrəd part of speech: adverb forrard pronunciation: fɔrɜrd part of speech: adverb frontwards pronunciation: frʌntwɜrdz part of speech: adverb
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