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English definition of “retrospect”

retrospect

noun uk   /ˈret.rə.spekt/ us  
in retrospect C2 thinking now about something in the past: In retrospect, I think my marriage was doomed from the beginning. I'm sure my university days seem happier in retrospect than they really were.
retrospection
noun [U] uk   /ˌret.rəˈspek.ʃən/ us  
a time/mood of retrospection
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