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English definition of “retrospect”

retrospect

noun     /ˈret.rə.spekt/
in retrospect C2 thinking now about something in the past: In retrospect, I think my marriage was doomed from the beginning. I'm sure my university days seem happier in retrospect than they really were.Remembering, reminding and reminders retrospection     /ˌret.rəˈspek.ʃən/ noun [U] a time/mood of retrospectionRemembering, reminding and reminders
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