retrospectively

[ re-truh-spek-tiv-lee ]
/ ˌrɛ trəˈspɛk tɪv li /
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adverb

with contemplation of past situations, events, etc.: You should examine your relationship retrospectively.
with retrospective effect; retroactively: The law operates retrospectively.

Nearby words

  1. retrosexual,
  2. retrospect,
  3. retrospection,
  4. retrospective,
  5. retrospective falsification,
  6. retrospondylolisthesis,
  7. retroussage,
  8. retrousse,
  9. retroussé,
  10. retroverse

Origin of retrospectively

First recorded in 1600–10; retrospective + -ly

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