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Definition of "backcast" [back•cast]

  • To identify the actions required in order to reach a proposed future. (verb)
  • To change retrospectively; reverse. (verb)
  • A cast or throw back. (noun)
  • A backward stroke, or a stroke driving one back. (noun)
  • Any discouragement or cause of relapse or failure. (noun)

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Use "backcast" in a sentence
  • "See things the way they can be: Don't forecast but "backcast"."
  • "In this case the Commission did not even "'backcast" correctly, let alone forecast well."
  • "Then "backcast" from that imagined future condition, specifying time-related targets."
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