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Meaning of “retro” in the English Dictionary

(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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