rear-view mirror

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See also: rearview mirror

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a rear-view mirror

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From rear-view +‎ mirror.

Noun[edit]

rear-view mirror (plural rear-view mirrors)

  1. A mirror inside a vehicle that allows the driver to see the traffic behind.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) The observer's perception of something that is past or has been surpassed.
    Guilt is a powerful emotion in the moment, but it's easy to ignore once it's in the rear-view mirror.

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