One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
postpositive Brought back; revived.‘Damian has the veneer of the angry young man redux’
- ‘However, the fear is that, like Strathclyde Region redux, it will emerge as a fully functioning big council.’
- ‘She wanted to know if this was the sixties redux.’
- ‘From the Day-Glo color of the carpets, the plastic decorative accoutrements to the long Formica counters, it is literally the 1960's redux.’
- ‘A crisis in Japan would not be Argentina redux but it would have severe consequences for the country and the world economy.’
- ‘To some extent this striking outperformance of tech shares in particular reflects an increasingly widespread conviction that history is repeating itself and that we are on the verge of seeing 1998 redux.’
Late 19th century: from Latin, from reducere ‘bring back’.
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