Meaning of REGRESS in English

REGRESS

/ rɪˈgres; NAmE / verb

[ v ] regress (to sth) ( formal , usually disapproving ) to return to an earlier or less advanced form or way of behaving

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English (as a noun): from Latin regressus , from regredi go back, return, from re- back + gradi walk.

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