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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrowbackthrow‧back /ˈθrəʊbæk $ ˈθroʊ-/ noun [countable usually singular]  LIKE/SIMILARsomething that is similar to something that existed in the past, or belongs to the pastthrowback to Her whole outfit was a throwback to the 1970s. a social event which is a throwback to a different age
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throwbackHe is a throwback, the New Age kid who is making millions, but plays because he likes to play.The shift of power, ironically, is a throwback to the traditional House power structure.This term, a throwback to the early 1970s, is well past retirement age.The antics were a throwback to earlier days at the Springs.throwback toHanoi remains a throwback to a time when cities were built for humans, not automobiles.
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