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ret·ro·spec·tion

(ret'rō-spek'shŭn),
The act or process of surveying and reviewing the past.
[retro- + L. specto, pp. spectatus, to look at]
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We made our stance clarified to them (western powers) and told them that the text of negotiations of Group 5+1 should be shaped according to the realities of today and not with retrospection," Larijani said Friday upon his arrival at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran returning from a six-day trip to the European countries.
Ehrlich, the author of The Solace of Open Spaces as well as novels, poetry and other nonfiction, puts her considerable skill to work in Facing the Wave, which blends observation and retrospection gleaned from travels with friends and guides.
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