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Definition of regress verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

regress

 verb
verb
NAmE//rɪˈɡrɛs//
 
[intransitive] regress (to something) (formal) (usually disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they regress
 
he / she / it regresses
 
past simple regressed
 
-ing form regressing
 
 
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to return to an earlier or less advanced form or way of behaving
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