Retro-
Retro- Retro- [L. retro, adv., backward, back. Cf. {Re}-.] A prefix or combining form signifying backward, back; as, retroact, to act backward; retrospect, a looking back. [1913 Webster]

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  • rétro — rétro …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Retro — is a term used to describe, denote or classify culturally outdated or aged trends, modes, or fashions, from the overall postmodern past, but have since that time become functionally or superficially the norm once again. The use of retro style… …   Wikipedia

  • rétro- — ♦ Élément, du lat. retro « en arrière ». rétro élément, du lat. retro, en arrière . ⇒RÉTRO , élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du lat. retro « derrière, par derrière », signifiant « derrière, en arrière ». A. [Le 2e élém. est un adj. de relation; les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • retro — RÉTRO adj. invar. (Despre modă, muzică etc.) Care reflectă o întoarcere în timp (reluând sau imitând un stil mai vechi). – Din fr. retro[grade]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 09.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  rétro adj. invar. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Retro — Rétro Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • retro — UK US /ˈretrəʊ/ adjective INFORMAL ► similar to styles, fashions, etc. from the recent past: »There is such a mania for retro furniture now that there are shops that specialize in different eras. »a retro design/look/style …   Financial and business terms

  • retro —    ‘Retro’ is a 1970s term made current by French writers commenting upon the postmodernist fashion for artists, designers and film makers to revive and recycle past styles, often very recent ones. A shop called Retro duly opened on the Tottenham …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • retro — s. m. 1. Primeira página de uma folha (oposta ao verso). • adv. 2. Atrás. • interj. 3. Expressão usada para afastar ou repelir. 4. venda a retro: venda feita com a cláusula de o vendedor poder reaver o objeto, restituindo o preço recebido.… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • retro — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}przym. ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} o stylu, modzie, dziełach sztuki itp.: nawiązujący do przeszłości : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Moda retro. Film retro. <fr.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • retro — adjetivo 1. Uso/registro: coloquial. Que es de un tiempo pasado, o lo recuerda: moda retro. La música retro nos lleva de nuevo a los guateques de nuestros padres …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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