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Meanings of Retrims:

verb

To trim again.

Meanings of Retro:

adjective

Imitative of a style or fashion from the recent past.

Usage examples:

Retro 60s fashions
noun

Retro clothes, music, or style.

Usage examples:

A look which mixes italian casual wear and american retro
combining form

Denoting action that is directed backwards or is reciprocal.

Usage examples:

Retrocede

Retroacted

ˌrɛtrəʊˈakt

Meanings of Retroacted:

verb

Cause to take effect from a date in the past.

Usage examples:

The rules kick in on 1 january but are being retroacted

Retroacting

ˌrɛtrəʊˈakt

Meanings of Retroacting:

verb

Cause to take effect from a date in the past.

Usage examples:

The rules kick in on 1 january but are being retroacted

Retroactive

rɛtrəʊˈaktɪv

Meanings of Retroactive:

adjective

(especially of legislation) taking effect from a date in the past.

Usage examples:

A big retroactive tax increase

Retroactively

ˌrɛtrəʊˈaktɪvli

Meanings of Retroactively:

adverb

With effect from a date in the past.

Usage examples:

The new rates will apply retroactively from january 1

Retroacts

ˌrɛtrəʊˈakt

Meanings of Retroacts:

verb

Cause to take effect from a date in the past.

Usage examples:

The rules kick in on 1 january but are being retroacted

Meanings of Retrobulbar:

adjective

Situated or occurring behind the eyeball.

Usage examples:

A retrobulbar abscess

Retrocede

ˌrɛtrə(ʊ)ˈsiːd

Meanings of Retrocede:

verb

Cede (territory) back again.

Usage examples:

Spain retroceded the colony to france

Retroceded

ˌrɛtrə(ʊ)ˈsiːd

Meanings of Retroceded:

verb

Cede (territory) back again.

Usage examples:

Spain retroceded the colony to france

Meanings of Retrocedence:

noun

Movement backwards; recession, regression, or retrogression.

Retroceding

ˌrɛtrə(ʊ)ˈsiːd

Meanings of Retroceding:

verb

Cede (territory) back again.

Usage examples:

Spain retroceded the colony to france

Retrocession

ˌrɛtrə(ʊ)ˈsɛʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Retrocession:

noun

The action of ceding territory back to a country or government.

Usage examples:

The retrocession of louisiana from spain to france in 1800

Meanings of Retrocessional:

adjective

Of or relating to retrocession.

Meanings of Retrocessive:

adjective

Directed or moving backwards.

Meanings of Retrochoir:

noun

The interior of a cathedral or large church behind the high altar.

Usage examples:

Some of the larger cathedrals have a retrochoir to the east of the high altar and separated from th…

Meanings of Retrocognition:

noun

Knowledge of the past that has been supernaturally or paranormally acquired.

Meanings of Retrocognitive:

adjective

Knowing the past by supernatural or paranormal abilities.

Meanings of Retrocopulation:

noun

The action or fact of copulating back to back (as is a normal stage of mating in dogs, and was formerly supposed to occur in retromingent mammals). later also: the action of copulating from behind (i.e. with the male behind the female, as in most mammals).

Meanings of Retrocurved:

adjective

Curved backwards.

Meanings of Retrod:

verb

Go back over (a path or one's steps).

Usage examples:

They never retread the same ground

Meanings of Retrodeviation:

noun

= retrodisplacement .

Meanings of Retrodisplacement:

noun

Posterior displacement of an organ or part of the body, especially retroversion or retroflexion of the uterus; an instance of this.

Meanings of Retroduction:

noun

= "abduction".

Retrofit

ˈret.rəʊ.fɪt

Meanings of Retrofit:

verb

Add (a component or accessory) to something that did not have it when manufactured.

Usage examples:

Motorists who retrofit catalysts to older cars
noun

An act of retrofitting a component or accessory.

Usage examples:

Uninsulated and oddly designed dream houses that are badly in need of a retrofit

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