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English adjective: retroactive

1. retroactive descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previously

Domain categorypsychological science, psychology


2. retroactive affecting things past

SamplesRetroactive tax increase.
An ex-post-facto law.
Retro pay.

Synonymsex post facto, retro



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