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reminiscence

noun uk   us   /ˌrem.ɪˈnɪs.əns/ formal
[U] the act of remembering events and experiences from the pastreminiscences [plural] Your reminiscences are the experiences you remember from the past, often written in a book: The novel contains endless reminiscences of/about the author's youth.
Translations of “reminiscence”
in Korean 회상담…
in Arabic تَذكّر…
in Portuguese reminiscência…
in Catalan reminiscència, record…
in Japanese 回想, 思い出(話)…
in Italian reminiscenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 追憶往事, 追憶, 懷舊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 追忆往事, 追忆, 怀旧…
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