Definitions for retrospective
ˌrɛ trəˈspɛk tɪvret·ro·spec·tive
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an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work
concerned with or related to the past
an exhibition of works from an extended period of an artist's activity
of, relating to, or contemplating the past
affecting or influencing past things; retroactive
Etymology: retrospect+-ive. from Latin retrospectare
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from retrospect.
In vain the grave, with retrospective eye,
Would from the apparent what conclude the why. Alexander Pope.
A retrospective (from Latin retrospectare, "look back"), generally, is a look back at events that took place, or works that were produced, in the past. As a noun, retrospective has specific meanings in medicine, software development, popular culture and the arts. It is applied as an adjective, synonymous with the term retroactive, to laws, standards, and awards.
A retrospective is a review or look back at past events, works, or experiences. It is often conducted to analyze the progress, identify lessons learned, and use the insights for future improvements. This term is commonly used in fields such as arts, research, project management, and medicine.
looking backward; contemplating things past; -- opposed to prospective; as, a retrospective view
having reference to what is past; affecting things past; retroactive; as, a retrospective law
Etymology: [Cf. F. rtrospectif.]
Retrospective generally means to take a look back at events that already have taken place. For example, the term is used in medicine, describing a look back at a patient's medical history or lifestyle.
The numerical value of retrospective in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of retrospective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
It is my soul, i was not so happy at first. I never wanted to do a retrospective, and it ended up like that.
I've had a very clear indication from Mr Jaitley...who is clear and categoric that this government will not be issuing any further notices under the retrospective tax legislation.
The tax demand made to Cairn was very unwelcome, i've had a very clear indication from Mr Jaitley...who is clear and categoric that this government will not be issuing any further notices under the retrospective tax legislation.
We did a retrospective Resilience Project where we looked at 600,000 genomes that we got from a variety of sources, for example, [DNA service] 23andme.
Daiichi's share sale is having some impact but the underlying trend has weakened due to equity-led worries around Jan-March earnings and retrospective taxes on profits of foreign investors.
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