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retrospective

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1  —as in:
a photographic retrospective
Definition an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work
  • The museum is presenting a retrospective of the artist's work.
retrospective = an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • They released a retrospective CD of her work.
  • retrospective = an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work
  • She'd seen a retrospective of his work and decided he was hugely overrated.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
retrospective = an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work

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2  —as in:
a retrospective study
Definition concerned with or related to the past
  • Her stature was retrospectively improved by her untimely death.
retrospectively = concerned with or related to the past
  • The retrospective ruling is unfair. Laws should not take effect until they are passed.
retrospective = concerned with or related to the past

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