retro-

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See also: retro, rétro, retrò, retrô, and rétro-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. Back or backward.
  2. Behind.
  3. In the opposite direction.
  4. (informal) in an old-fashioned or old-school way.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ido retro-.

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-

Derived terms[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English retro- and Italian retro-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. prefix used with a verbal root to indicate: back, backwards, inverse action, return: retro-, re-
    jetar (to throw) + ‎retro- → ‎retrojetar (to throw back)

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • retro (backwards) (preposition)
  • retroe (backwards) (adverb)


Descendants[edit]


Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-