What is the opposite of progress?

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Noun
Opposite for movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific destination
“The army made its retreat when they realized they were heavily outnumbered.”
Noun
Opposite for movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific destination
“There was a brief halt in proceedings as we waited for the other party to deliberate.”
Noun
Opposite for advancement to a higher or more developed state
“Unfortunately, we have experienced a regression in the quality of our computer models over the last few months.”
Noun
Opposite for advancement to a higher or more developed state
“We encountered a serious obstacle last week which prevented any further progress on the project.”
Verb
Opposite for to advance or to proceed forward
“We had to retreat due to the stormy weather.”
Verb
Opposite for move forward or onward in space or time
“We had to stop in the middle of our arduous hike to have a drink and catch our breath.”
Verb
Opposite for to become improved or more advanced
“The company would neglect the need to continue to innovate and the quality of their products would regress as a result.”
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