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regress

Logic a supposed explanation each stage of which requires to be similarly explained, as saying that knowledge requires a justification in terms of propositions themselves known to be true
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Research by Scholastic showed that reading just six books over the long holiday (two months) can help prevent a child from regressing. This number is a good starting base, yet for many children in Kenya it is unattainable as books are expensive and many parents struggle to pay school fees, leaving little for textbooks, let alone reading books.
CATHERINE said: "Even though therapies we're doing for Eliza might not help her advance much, we're mainly doing it to stop her regressing and to keep her healthy so that if one day there's a cure she's receptive to it."
Washington, Sept 15 ( ANI ): A study by researchers including an Indian origin has identified a class of drugs known as MDM2 inhibitors that proved highly effective at regressing the abnormal blood vessels responsible for the vision loss associated with macular degeneration.