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retrogressive

tending towards more primitive forms in evolutionary terms, rather than more advanced forms.
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With no intention to engage anyone or group, it is incumbent on us, as elected representatives of our people in the South West region of the country, to denounce this divisive and retrogressive statement in the strongest terms possible,' the governors said.
'The proposed rule of limiting the entire tower sub-industry again only to two independent, private tower companies is anti-competitive, retrogressive, and against global best practice,' he said.
'It's retrogressive, unprecedented and absolutely terrifying.'
PTI claims it excelled in education sector in KP during the last five years and with this in view its decision to close Danish schools is nothing but retrogressive. Good and beneficial projects should not be shelved only because these were launched by previous government.
In a statement, CHI said, 'Voluntary Health Insurance, even if supposedly leading to a Social Health Insurance scheme, will be a retrogressive step as Malaysia has an excellent, long-established tax-revenue financed public healthcare system.'
In a statement issued here on Monday, the CM GB said such baseless and false news could be wishful thinking of retrogressive forces that could not see the region as prosperous and developed.
The president was of the view that as soon as the economy gained some stability, the government took retrogressive steps to spoil its achievement, discouraging the business community in the process.
The National Trust for many years could justifiably claim to be custodians of Britain's past glories, but to continue to allow hunting on its land is retrogressive and highly regrettable.
Given the pending revision of the Law on Abortion of 1978 before the Constitutional Court, it seems that in our country more retrogressive measures are underway.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has stated on Tuesday that closing education institutions every time an important person visits an area is a retrogressive approach.
Talking to media after inaugurating Youth Community Centre in Altaf Ganj here, he said that government despite of daunting challenges had put the country on road to progress and prosperity but the retrogressive elements are constantly hatching conspiracies to dub Pakistan as
Despite a betrayal of women's cause and retrogressive moves by the government following the revolution, women are fighting back and resisting the appropriation of nationalism by the Islamic regime.