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flashback

Pronunciation: /ˈflæʃbæk/

Translation of flashback in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Cinema/Cine] [Literat] flashback (masculine), escena (feminine) retrospectiva, analepsis (feminine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The talk show framing device allows Ricky (hidden in the shadows) to narrate his story in flashback.
    • The story is narrated in flashback by Louis, in a letter written from his prison cell.
    • While the film's story is told in flashback, it is certainly a look forward, into the future, for its director.

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