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retrogressive

tending towards more primitive forms in evolutionary terms, rather than more advanced forms.
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These political issues were expressed in a special and unique ways in the following socio-political contexts: 'Ete' (name of a politician) for corruption/stealing; OjuyobO (physical description of a politician) for under achiever; Yoo wole eeken si (He would win once again) for deceit; O boje ti (It would never retrogress or go backward) for collective support; Oyin ni o (It is honey) for a successful tenure; AjimObi/.Ajumose (a politician's name) for collective responsibility; Naija (pidgin name for Nigeria) for affection/ disappointment and Kari go/Kari koamu (carry go/carry come) for continuity and discontinuity.
Nabil Kukali, President of the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion, said in a statement that the Palestinian public are anxious about the abduction of the three Israel teenagers and about the implications that would affect the economic situation, as the majority of the Palestinians, specifically (54 %), believe that the economic situation in the Palestinian territories --as a result thereof- will retrogress.
These three are interrelated with each other as the progress or retrogress of one sector effects the other two.
The more that "change we can believe in" unfolds in the Middle East, the more things stay the same or retrogress. The more policy we have, the more perverse the results it seems to produce for our country.
KILTO TAKE: Retrogress. The lead track from this EP is Retrogress which becomes a juggernaut of a guitar-led rock track that captures the essence of some of Britrock's biggest stadium-fillers while Ava has the pace, power and if not quite the panache yet of the Editors and Cause And The Effect gets the band's big marching boots firmly on track.
With sounds of Radiohead/Muse and early U2, especially on Retrogress and Summit, it's big expansive indie rock with standout vocals from Mark Brooks.
In the realm of sports and athletics, as well as physiological medicine, it is necessary to test physical functioning both to establish baseline performance and to ascertain progress and/or retrogress with respect to their training.
(24) The latest processing dates for immediate relative, family preference, and employment-based LPR petitions are presented in Appendix B for each of the four USCIS Regional Service Centers, but may retrogress as the surge in petitions from 2007 are recorded as "received."
test to ensure that its voting changes did not retrogress minority
"We are progressing here but without water we can easily retrogress," said SerVaas, who worries about projections that Indianapolis surface water use will exceed supply around the year 2017.