Definition of retroaction in English:

retroaction

noun

  • See retroactive

    • ‘It follows, therefore, that the petitioners' assertion for the retroaction of their claim for back salaries and other benefits effective July 1, 1989 as a result of the reclassification of their positions in 1996 cannot be given due course for want of legal basis.’
    • ‘A retroaction of the current law would allow an unprecedented number of lots to be created and subsequently developed causing a dramatic land use change.’

Pronunciation

retroaction

/ˌrɛtrəʊˈakʃ(ə)n/