retro Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “retro” in the English Dictionary

"retro" in British English

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retroadjective

uk   /ˈret.rəʊ/  us   /-roʊ/
similar to ​styles, ​fashions, etc. from the past: retro ​clothes/​music a retro ​style Inside, the ​decor is very retro.

retro-prefix

uk   /ret.rəʊ-/  us   /-roʊ-/

retro prefix (BACKWARDS)

going ​backwards

retro prefix (PAST)

looking at or ​copying the past: retro-pop (= ​popularmusic from the past)
(Definition of retro from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"retro" in American English

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retroadjective

 us   /ˈre·troʊ/
having the ​appearance of something that ​existed in the past: a ​stylish retro ​look retro ​fashions/​cars/​clothing
(Definition of retro from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"retro" in Business English

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retroadjective

uk   us   /ˈretrəʊ/ informal
similar to ​styles, ​fashions, etc. from the recent past: There is such a mania for retro furniture now that there are ​shops that ​specialize in different eras. a retro ​design/​look/​style
(Definition of retro from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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