not backward in


not backward in
not backward in not lacking the confidence to do.
Main Entry: backward

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  • backward — 1. adjective 1) a backward look Syn: rearward, to/toward the rear, to/toward the back, behind one, reverse Ant: forward 2) the decision was a backward step Syn: retrograde, retrogressive …   Thesaurus of popular words

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  • backward — adjective 1) a backward look Syn: rearward, towards the rear, behind one, reverse 2) the decision was a backward step Syn: retrograde, regressive, for the worse, in the wrong direction, downhill, negative …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • backward — adjective 1》 directed behind or to the rear. 2》 having made less progress than is normal or expected.     ↘(of a person) having learning difficulties. 3》 [with negative] (backward in) lacking the confidence to do: he was not backward in… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Backward induction — is the process of reasoning backwards in time, from the end of a problem or situation, to determine a sequence of optimal actions. It proceeds by first considering the last time a decision might be made and choosing what to do in any situation at …   Wikipedia