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2 Translation results for backward in Spanish

adverb | adjective

backward adverb

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hacia atrás; de espaldas; al revés
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The woman looks backward to park her car.

Example sentences of
backward adverb

  • I heard a noise behind me and glanced backward.
  • He pushed the throttle backward.
  • She took a small step backward.
  • a sudden movement backward, not forward
  • a journey backward in time
  • The narrative moves backward and forward in time.

backward adjective

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hacia atrás; retrasado; tímido; atrasado

Example sentences of
backward adjective

  • a technologically backward village that has no running water
  • a backward turn on ice skates is hard to learn because you can't see where you're going

Synonyms of
backward adjective

Reverse translation for backward

retrasado  - retarded, mentally slow, behind, in arrears, backward (of a country), slow (of a watch) 
tímido  - timid, shy 
atrasado  - late, overdue, behind schedule, backward, old-fashioned, slow (of a clock or watch) 
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