There are 2 definitions of retro in English:

retro1

Syllabification: ret·ro
Pronunciation: /ˈretrō
 
/

adjective

Imitative of a style, fashion, or design from the recent past: retro 60s fashions
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  • The Bandai-published remake delivers the best of both ages, making over retro robot designs with flashy modern animation.
  • They make music that, though heavily steeped in the past, is neither cold nor regular nor retro.
  • The resulting song feels overproduced and too distinctly current, and temporarily hinders the album's retro charm.

noun

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Clothes or music whose style or design is imitative of those of the recent past: a look that mixes Italian casual wear and American retro
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  • A ‘Top Ten’ for 2004 is tough, so I've come up with a top ten of best viewing experiences, some being retros seen again or for the first time - no real order.
  • The shoes that are retros now were once the newest thing.

Origin

1960s: from French rétro, abbreviation of rétrograde 'retrograde'.

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adjective
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There are 2 definitions of retro in English:

retro2

Syllabification: ret·ro
Pronunciation: /ˈretrō
 
/

noun (plural retros)

Short for retrorocket.
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  • Air brakes sprang from the hull and the plasma retros fired a controlled burst.
  • One last flash from the retros, and they were motionless.
  • The retros acted as an emergency brake in such instances.

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