How to use Retrospectively in a sentence

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  • The legal necessity for legislation in accordance with the agreement was, nevertheless, on a special reference, submitted to the privy council, whose decision affirmed the advisibility of legislation and the need for validating retrospectively marriages not supported by either Maltese or English common law.

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  • In the Chronicle the title is given to Ecgbert, king of the English, "the eighth king that was Bretwalda," and retrospectively to seven kings who ruled over one or other of the English kingdoms. The seven names are copied from Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica, and it is interesting to note that the last king named, Oswiu of Northumbria, lived 150 years before Ecgbert.

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  • That is to say, Grote supposes that for at least eight and forty years, from 447 to 399, the paid professors had no professional title; that, this period having elapsed, a youthful opponent succeeded in fastening an uncomplimentary title not only upon the contemporary teachers, but also, retrospectively, upon their predecessors; and that, artfully enhancing the indignity of the title affixed, he thus obscured, perverted and effaced the records and the memories of the past.

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  • The kingdom of Chilperic was retrospectively given this name, and in contemporary usage it was given to the kingdom of Clovis II., as opposed to that of Sigebert III., the two sons of Dagobert; and after that, the princes reigning in the West were called kings of Neustria, and those reigning in the East, kings of Austrasia.

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  • The practical result of giving effect to this contention would be that an international tribunal could make new law and apply it retrospectively.

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  • The results were analyzed retrospectively in this series from 1989 to 1994.

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  • Methods The charts of 11 children followed in the epilepsy clinic with valproic acid-induced pancreatitis were retrospectively reviewed.

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  • Brian Barwick's hopes of using video evidence to retrospectively punish the divers are rejected by FIFA.

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  • The severity of sleepiness pre stroke was assessed retrospectively in most of the patients using the Epworth Sleepiness scale.

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  • Retrospectively, neon seems as stodgy as the carving on a Victorian town hall.

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  • Brian Barwick 's hopes of using video evidence to retrospectively punish the divers are rejected by FIFA.

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  • The Audit Data was collected retrospectively from 105 sets of written patient records selected at random from the practice diabetes register.

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  • Retrospectively, later historians have given this name to the kingdom of Theuderich (511-534), of his son Theudebert (534-548), and of his grandson Theudebald (J48555); then, after the death of Clotaire to the kingdom of Sigebert (561-575), and of his son Childebert (575-597).

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  • With an existing thatched roof it can be difficult, if not impossible, to retrospectively fully fireproof the thatch.

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  • Gordon, or someone very near him, has led him to retrospectively order the skinny latte he drank this morning.

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