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[1610] From French rétroactif

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɹɛt.ɹəʊˈæk.tɪv/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɹɛ.tɹoʊˈæk.tɪv/
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retroactive (not comparable)

  1. Extending in scope, effect, application or influence to a prior time or to prior conditions

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