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English definition of “flashback”

flashback

noun     /ˈflæʃ.bæk/
C2 [C or U] a short part of a film , story , or play that goes back to events in the past: The novel began with a flashback to the hero's experiences in the war .Parts of plays, shows and films C2 [C usually plural] a sudden , clear memory of a past event or time , usually one that was bad : I kept having flashbacks of her lying there bleeding .Remembering, reminding and reminders
(Definition of flashback noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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