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throwback

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈθrəʊ.bæk/  us   /ˈθroʊ-/
a person or thing that is similar to an earlier type: He's an unappealing throwback to the days of 80s City slickers. In some ways the new applet technology was a throwback to the old pre-PC days.
Translations of “throwback”
in Chinese (Traditional) 返祖者, 類似先前種類的東西…
in Russian возврат к прошлому…
in Turkish andırma, ...gibi olma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 返祖者, 类似先前种类的东西…
in Polish powrót…
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