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in retrospect meaning

  "in retrospect" in a sentence
  • [American slang]
    reconsidering the past with the knowledge one now has.
      In retrospect, I would have gone to a better college.
      David realized, in hindsight, that he should have finished school.

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  1. in retrospect it was a nightmare.
  2. in retrospect it may seem odd.
  3. it is pleasant in retrospect.
  4. in retrospect all successful policies seem preordained.
  5. it was odd that in retrospect they both seemed equally dreary.

Related Words

  1. in rem jurisdiction meaning
  2. in remission meaning
  3. in rerum natura meaning
  4. in respect of meaning
  5. in respect to meaning
  6. in return meaning
  7. in return for meaning
  8. in reverse meaning
  9. in right of meaning
  10. in rixa meaning
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