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RETRO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does retro mean? 

RETRO (noun)
  The noun RETRO has 1 sense:

1. a fashion reminiscent of the past

  Familiarity information: RETRO used as a noun is very rare.


RETRO (adjective)
  The adjective RETRO has 1 sense:

1. affecting things past

  Familiarity information: RETRO used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RETRO (noun)


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Meaning:

A fashion reminiscent of the past

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("retro" is a kind of...):

fashion (the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior)


RETRO (adjective)


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Meaning:

Affecting things past

Synonyms:

ex post facto; retro; retroactive

Context examples:

retroactive tax increase / an ex-post-facto law / retro pay

Similar:

retrospective (concerned with or related to the past)


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