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retrospective

ret·ro·spec·tive

retrospective

 
pronunciation:
re tr spek tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: looking back on or thinking of the past.
a retrospective survey of a person's accomplishments
definition 2: looking backward.
a retrospective view of the beach
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part of speech: noun
definition: an exhibition of the life's work of an artist.
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derivations: retrospectively (adv.), retrospectiveness (n.)
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