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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.
References in classic literature ?
Deane, spreading himself in his chair a little, and entering with great readiness into a retrospect of his own career.
Hailed as gripping, carefully-crafted, and cleverly structured, In Retrospect (Five Star Publishing) will be available nationwide on December 11
EMC Corporation, a leader in information infrastructure solutions, has announced the launch of Retrospect 8.
GITEX Technology week - EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world's leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that EMC Retrospect 8.
Worldwide Computer Products News-6 January 2009-EMC releases Retrospect 8.
Today's announcement marks the first time that EMC-owned brands and market leaders Iomega, Retrospect and Mozy have united to offer consumers a single integrated hardware and software solution for nearline and online backup.
In retrospect, we should have started logistics planning much sooner.
In retrospect, it was wrong and we've put in procedures to keep it from happening again,'' Netburn said.
His piano works include five sonatas, Nostalgic Waltzes, Variations on a Theme by Alban Berg, Lost Whale Calf, Narrative in Retrospect and Narrative in Argument.
The newest version of Dantz Development Corporation's backup and restore software, Retrospect 6.
This is an expensive and impractical solution, especially for a small to mid-size business that could use Retrospect and easily store data on two external hard disks.
For years, I've recommended a program called Retrospect from Dantz Development.
Dantz Development Corporation, a provider of backup and restore software, has launched the Dantz Retrospect 6.
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 chapter on Uncle Tom's Cabin (a Civil War novel only in retrospect, as Young forthrightly grants) deals with Topsy (the book's main character also only in retrospect, as stage versions of the novel make her the target of racist humor).