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adjective as in backward

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Most of what ails the Mavericks can be traced back to their lagging offense and shooting woes.

Your customer loyalty rate, which could be a lagging indicator, can help signal when you might need to source feedback and reevaluate your user journey so that customers are likely to spend more when they do shop with you.

Large organizations are oftentimes slow to change, offering a lagging indicator of social innovation.

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Google announced its plans to buy Fitbit in November 2019, describing the bid for the smartwatch maker as a boost to its lagging hardware business.

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A pandemic is a series of lagging indicators which must all be considered to paint the full picture.

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The plan to degrade al Qaeda enough so that U.S. forces can leave is already lagging behind schedule.

Polls show it lagging behind the center-left Democratic party and the protest Five Star Movement.

The question is whether the banker, after lagging in the polls for months, can pull off a surprise win in the home stretch.

Poll after poll after poll show Clinton as either barely lagging or ahead among white voters.

In this economy, at this time, the federal budget deficit is something of a lagging indicator.

Their steps were 47 lagging, and their eyes burned from straining them to catch one glimpse of daylight.

The pack train was now put in motion, Phil directing his companions to ride in the rear and keep the animals from lagging.

The horse walked with low hung head and lagging feet; the man slouched half asleep in the saddle.

There were two howdah elephants and one pack elephant, who was always lagging behind.

No dull, lagging hour has dragged me backward in my daily duties.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lagging, such as: underdeveloped, arrested, behind, checked, delayed, and dull.

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