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regress is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of regress in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the path you can regress and be back in …”

meanings of regress


  1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression.
  2. The power or liberty of passing back.
  3. In property law, the right of a person (such as a lessee) to return to a property.


  1. To move from east to west.
  2. To move backwards to an earlier stage; to devolve.
  3. To perform a regression on an explanatory variable.

regress frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word regress occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics regress can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that regress can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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