retrospective has definitions from the field of fine art
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[ noun ] (fine art) an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work

Used in print

(Jay Williams, The Forger....)

I went_to a retrospective of his work when I was eighteen , and I thought he was a contemporary of Cezanne 's '' .

Related terms

art_exhibition

2
[ adjective ] concerned with or related to the past

Examples

"retrospective self-justification"

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