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Retroactive

Re`tro`act´ive
a.1.Fitted or designed to retroact; operating by returned action; affecting what is past; retrospective.
Retroactive law
(Law) one which operates to make criminal or punishable, or in any way expressly to affect, acts done prior to the passing of the law.
Adj.1.retroactive - descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previously
Antonyms:
proactive - descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently; "proactive inhibition"; "proactive interference"
2.retroactive - affecting things past; "retroactive tax increase"; "an ex-post-facto law"; "retro pay"
Synonyms: ex post facto, retro
a priori, antiphonal, back, backward, early, ex post facto, into the past, reacting, reactionary, reactive, recessive, reflex, reflexive, refluent, regressive, respondent, responding, responsive, retroactionary, retrocessive, retrograde, retrogressive, retrospective, revulsive
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