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English definition of “retro-”

retro-

prefix uk   /ret.rəʊ-/ us    /-roʊ-/

retro- prefix (BACKWARDS)

going backwardsBackwards, sideways and back and forth

retro- prefix (PAST)

looking at or copying the past: retro-pop (= popular music from the past)In the past
(Definition of retro- prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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