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in retrospect

 and in hindsight
reconsidering the past with the knowledge one now has. In retrospect, I would have gone to a better college. David realized, in hindsight, that he should have finished school.

in retrospect

looking back on something that happened I think that, in retrospect, we were wrong to insist that she move to an apartment.

in retrospect

Looking backward, reflecting on the past. For example, In retrospect, he regarded his move as the best thing he'd ever done. This idiom employs retrospect in the sense of "a view of the past." [Second half of 1600s]

in retrospect

In looking back on or reviewing the past.
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Released in support of Larson's In Retrospect, a December release from Five Star Publications, the trailer is now available for public viewing at: http://www.
That's really what you were saying about the Narrative in Retrospect, that the diminished seventh chord is the permeating sound in both the Chopin [Ballade in G Minor, which is quoted in the Narrative in Retrospect] and in my work.
I am taking responsibility for the decision that I made, including the fact that I do not believe in retrospect that I adequately consulted with my colleagues,'' he said.
Though in retrospect Madgett's poems about racism have some historical value, technically these poems are less successful.
Snapshot technology is only one of many innovations in Retrospect Backup software," said Craig Isaacs, Dantz vice president, sales and marketing, "some of which are protected by patents, so we can offer customers better backup software today and next year.
In retrospect, it's proving very important to my practice--more so than the Tate project, a hermetic, introspective work that was, to some extent, the victim of its own success, so noisy and congested that viewers couldn't experience it as I'd intended.
The boycotters' initial goals appear in retrospect embarrassingly modest.
Dantz has continued to both refine and revolutionize backup technology in a series of releases, culminating in Retrospect 4.
What's New in Retrospect * User-Initiated Restores -- Users can restore their lost data via a Web browse, freeing administrators from common restore tasks.