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retrospective (adj.)

"directed to or concerned with times past," 1660s, from retrospect + -ive. As a noun, by 1964, short for retrospective exhibition (1908), etc., one showing the development of the work over time. Related: Retrospectively.

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Definitions of retrospective
1
retrospective (n.)
an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work;
2
retrospective (adj.)
concerned with or related to the past;
retrospective self-justification
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