Meaning of REGRESS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪgres ]

( regresses, regressing, regressed)

When people or things regress , they return to an earlier and less advanced stage of development. ( FORMAL )

...if your child regresses to babyish behaviour...

Such countries are not ‘developing’ at all, but regressing.

VERB : V to/into n , V

• re‧gres‧sion


This can cause regression in a pupil’s learning process.


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