retro-

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

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See retro.

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. Back or backward.
  2. Behind.
  3. In the opposite direction.
  4. Pertaining to an earlier time.
    retroactive
  5. (informal) Old-fashioned or old school.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ido retro-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin retrō.

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-

Derived terms[edit]

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English retro-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)
    Antonym: avan-

Derived terms[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Esperanto: retro-

Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin retrō.

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • retro-” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin retrō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈretɾo/, [ˈret̪ɾo]

Prefix[edit]

retro-

  1. retro-

Derived terms[edit]

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