backward-looking

backward-looking

or

backward looking

adj
concerned with the past rather the present and future
Translations

backward-looking

[ˈbækwədˌlʊkɪŋ] ADJretrógrado

backward-looking

[ˈbækwədˌlʊkɪŋ] adj (pej) → retrogrado/a
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Next were willing to open a new, much larger store, employing more people (jobs Dumfries needs) but our backward-looking ruling parties in the council seem to believe that they know better than experienced business people who know the future is in out-of-town shopping and who were willing to invest in Dumfries and create jobs.
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Labour is fielding a career politician, Sion Simon, closely connected with Jeremy Corbyn's backward-looking 70s vision of the UK.
He added: "Britain has taken the route of a backward-looking nationalism, suspicious of outsiders and committed to the historically false idea that you don't need strong international bodies to secure lasting cooperation and prosperity between nations.
Traditional explanations for volatility focus on the low price-elasticity of supply and demand as well as long delays in investment and the backward-looking nature of price expectations.
Too frequently we see our clients drive the supply chain and inventory positioning based on run rate or backward-looking data.
On May 7th the UK electorate rejected Ed Miliband and his outdated, V1 Form socialist, backward-looking class warfare.
The most commonly used ones can be divided into three groups: approaches based on using the macro backward-looking methods, micro backward-looking methods and micro forward-looking methods.
Cast-iron proof the House of Windsor is advised by backward-looking, insular, clubby courtiers - and talk of 'modernisation' is risible" Janet Street-Porter on the Order of Merit, of which there's only one woman.
More flexible approaches to teacher quality, Hess and McShane caution, require vigilance against backward-looking policies that bake in traditional assumptions about teachers' roles.
WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (KUNA) -- The situation in Ukraine caught Russia President Vladimir Putin by surprise, and Putin "has been improvising himself into a nationalist, backward-looking approach to Russian policy that is scaring the heck out of his neighbors and is badly damaging his economy -- and sanctions are having a big bite on their economy," US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
The Liberal Democrat leader said there was now an urgent need for reform and accused the Conservatives of a "totally misplaced, outdated, backward-looking view" of the issue.