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English definition of “reminisce”

reminisce

verb [I]  /ˌrem·əˈnɪs/ us  
to talk or write about past experiences that you remember with pleasure: Grandpa likes to reminisce about his years in the navy.
reminiscence
noun [C/U]  /ˌrem·əˈnɪs·əns/ us  
[C] She published reminiscences of her life in China.
reminiscent
adjective  /ˌrem·əˈnɪs·ənt/ us  
That tune is reminiscent of a song my mother used to sing.
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