後退, こうたい

  • kōtai
JLPT 1

Definition of 後退,こうたい

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • retreat

  • backspace
  • BS

Examples of 後退,こうたい in a Sentence

Automobile sales suffered a setback at the end of the financial year.
その新しい政策はきっと景気後退させる、と強く主張した
He argued that the new policy was bound to drive the economy into recession.
われわれ攻勢後退した
We recoiled from the enemy's offensive.
Not to advance is to go back.
きっと、その政策景気以上後退させる
The policy is bound to drive the economy into further recession.
They moved the troops back in a sudden change of tactics.
His hair is receding from his forehead.
He decided neither to advance nor to retreat.
Social conditions are going backward rather than forward.
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Related Kanji

behind, back, later
退 retreat, withdraw, retire, resign, repel, expel, reject

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