regression

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- (
*Canada*) IPA: /ɹəˈɡɹɛʃən/

**regression**

- An action of regressing, a return to a previous state.
**1899:**Thorstein Veblen,*The Theory of the Leisure Class*- Few of these groups or communities that are classed as "savage" show no traces of
**regression**from a more advanced cultural stage.

- Few of these groups or communities that are classed as "savage" show no traces of

- An action of travelling mentally back in time.
- (
*psychotherapy*) A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage. - (
*statistics*) An analytic method to measure the association of one or more independent variables with a dependent variable. - (
*statistics*) An equation using specified and associated data for two or more variables such that one variable can be estimated from the remaining variable(s). - (
*programming*) The reappearance of a bug in a piece of software that had previously been fixed. - (
*medicine*) The diminishing of a cellular mass like a tumor, or of an organ size.

- (
*computing*) regression testing - (
*psychotherapy*) regression therapy - (
*statistics*) regression to the mean

- French: régression
- German: Rückbildung, Rückfall, Rückgang, Rückschritt
- Italian: regressione
- Portuguese: regressão
- Russian: регре́ссия
- Spanish: regresión, retroceso

- French: régression
- Italian: regressione
- Portuguese: regressão
- Spanish: regresión

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