Definition of retroject in English:
verb[with object] rare
Project backwards: the rabbinic interpretation is retrojected into the biblical text
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- In attempting to fill in the blanks, we risk retrojecting our own ideology, technology, cosmology, etc., onto a given metaphor.
- Postmodern readers may not be persuaded that the scientific categories constructed in one culture can so readily be retrojected onto another.
- First, reformations always retroject current concerns into their supposed archetypes.
mid 19th century: from retro- 'backwards', on the pattern of the verb project.
Definition of retroject in:
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