Definition of Retroacting

1. Verb. (present participle of retroact) ¹



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Definition of Retroacting

1. retroact [v] - See also: retroact

Lexicographical Neighbors of Retroacting

retrimmed
retrimming
retrims
retro
retro-
retro-colonial
retro-fitted
retro-futurism
retro-ocular
retro-orbital
retro-orbitally
retro future
retro running
retroact
retroacted
retroacting
retroaction
retroactions
retroactive
retroactive inhibition
retroactive law
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retroactiveness
retroactivities
retroactivity
retroacts
retroaddition
retroadditions
retroadductor space
retroauricular

Literary usage of Retroacting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1911)
"... except in the solitary instance of state decisions retroacting on antecedent contracts, and this principle appears to have been adopted by this court, ..."

2. A History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg, George Sylvester Morris, Henry Boynton Smith, Noah Porter, Vincenzo Botta (1891)
"... as in fact it is not by the planetary spheres on those still inferior, retroacting spheres, or spheres with a counter-motion, are requisite. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"... except in the solitary instance of State decisions retroacting on antecedent contracts, and this principle appears to have been adopted by this court, ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1859)
"But while the rule 12 remains in force, I can hardly think that the court will, by any retroacting decision, overturn a jurisdiction which has been ..."

5. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1885)
"Further, itis prescribed that no one shall be tried by special or retroacting laws, or special courts; that no person or corporation shall enjoy either ..."

6. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1885)
"Further, it is prescribed that no one shall be tried by special or retroacting laws, or special courts; that no person or corporation shall enjoy either ..."

7. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1881)
"and retroacting being. Only hastily, as we pass along, can we point out the insuperable obstacles which would lie in the way of the attempt to personify ..."

8. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1882)
"... which are in addition to other acts, and in extension of the powers therein granted, taking effect from the time of its passage, and not retroacting. ..."

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