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flashback

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈflæʃbæk/
MEMORY a sudden memory of something that happened in the past, usually something badRemembering, reminding and reminders
STORY part of a film or book that goes back in time to something that happened before the main story beganParts of plays, shows and films
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