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English definition of “flashback”

flashback

noun [C]     /ˈflæʃbæk/
MEMORY a sudden memory of something that happened in the past, usually something bad Remembering, reminding and reminders
STORY part of a film or book that goes back in time to something that happened before the main story began Parts of plays, shows and films
(Definition of flashback noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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