Complete Definition of "backslide"

English
Etymology
From back + slide

Verb
Category:English irregular verbs
en-verb|backslides|backsliding|backslid
#To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.
#:He felt better for a little while, before his condition started to backslide.
#To shirk responsibility; to renege on one's obligations or commitments.
#:Rich countries are backsliding on their commitment to agree to new WTO measures to help people in poor countries gain access to affordable medicines. — Oxfam press release, 24 June 2002

Translations
Icelandic: hrasa, lenda aftur í slysi, lenda aftur í synd, lenda aftur í villu

fa:backslide
te:backslide
vi:backslide
zh:backslide

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