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retrospect

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  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛtroˌspɛkt/

EtymologyEdit

Latin retrōspectum, from retrōspicio (to look back at).

NounEdit

retrospect (plural retrospects)

  1. consideration of past times

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VerbEdit

retrospect (third-person singular simple present retrospects, present participle retrospecting, simple past and past participle retrospected)

  1. To look or refer back to; to reflect on
    • 1804: Alexander Hamilton, Letter to John Adams (Bartlett) - To give a correct idea of the circumstances.., it may be useful to retrospect to an early period.