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rearward

  

      adj  
      adv  
1      (Also (for adv only))    rearwards          towards or in the rear  
      n  
2    a position in the rear, esp. the rear division of a military formation  
     (C14 (as a noun: the part of an army positioned behind the main body of troops): from Anglo-French rerewarde, variant of reregarde; see rearguard)  
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rearward  
      adj  
      adv  
1      (Also (for adv only))    rearwards   towards or in the rear  
      n  
2    a position in the rear, esp. the rear division of a military formation  
     (C14 (as a noun: the part of an army positioned behind the main body of troops): from Anglo-French rerewarde, variant of reregarde; see rearguard)  

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