recul

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From reculer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

recul m (plural reculs)

  1. retreat, climb-down
  2. drop; reduction, fall
  3. distance (in time or space)
  4. recoil, kick (of firearm)
  5. hindsight (understand afterwards)

Adverbial phrase[edit]

avec le recul

  1. in hindsight (ability to understand)
  2. looking back (remember)

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