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English definition of “retrospective”

retrospective

adjective     /ˌret.rəˈspek.tɪv/
relating to or thinking about the past: a retrospective album of solo Freddie Mercury tracksRelating to time retrospectively     /-li/ adverb Retrospectively, I can see where we went wrong.Relating to time
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