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retrospect
used in The Remains of the Day

2 uses
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Definition
to review with hindsight (with the understanding that comes after seeing how things turned out)
  • The conference of 1923 was the culmination of long planning on the part of Lord Darlington; indeed, in retrospect, one can see clearly how his lordship had been moving towards this point from some three years or so before.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (38% in)
  • In any case, while it is all very well to talk of 'turning points', one can surely only recognize such moments in retrospect.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (61% in)

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