RETROACTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RETROACTIVE
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 a.  extending in scope or effect to a prior time or to prior conditions
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1  Because the law was retroactive to the first of the year, we found she was eligible for the pension.
2  There are few precedents for this sort of retroactive legislation.