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We found 42 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word retroactive:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. retroactive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. retroactive: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. retroactive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. retroactive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. retroactive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. retroactive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Retroactive, retroactive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. retroactive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. retroactive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. retroactive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. retroactive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. retroactive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. retroactive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. retroactive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. retroactive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. retroactive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Retroactive (album), Retroactive (film), Retroactive: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Retroactive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. retroactive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. retroactive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. retroactive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. retroactive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. retroactive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. retroactive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. retroactive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. retroactive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. retroactive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Retroactive: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. retroactive: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. retroactive: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. retroactive: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. retroactive: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  6. retroactive: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  7. RETROACTIVE: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  8. retroactive: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  9. Retroactive (disambiguation), retroactive: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  10. retroactive: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retroactive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retroactive: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retroactive: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (retroactive)

adjective:  descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previously
adjective:  affecting things past ("Retroactive tax increase")

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Phrases that include retroactive:   retroactive inhibition, automated retroactive minimal moderation, retroactive abortion, retroactive statute, retroactive clairvoyance, more...

Words similar to retroactive:   retroactively, retroactivity, ex post facto, more...

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