Non-retroactivity



[re-troh-ak-tiv] /ˌrɛ troʊˈæk tɪv/

adjective
1.
operative with respect to past occurrences, as a statute; retrospective:
a retroactive law.
2.
pertaining to a pay raise effective as of a past date.
/ˌrɛtrəʊˈæktɪv/
adjective
1.
applying or referring to the past: retroactive legislation
2.
effective or operative from a date or for a period in the past
adj.

1610s, from French rétroactif (16c.) “casting or relating back,” from Latin retroact-, past participle stem of retroagere “drive or turn back,” from retro- “back” (see retro-) + agere “to drive, set in motion” (see act (v.)). Related: Retroactively.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Nonreturn

    [ri-turn] /rɪˈtɜrn/ verb (used without object) 1. to go or come back, as to a former place, position, or state: to return from abroad; to return to public office; to return to work. 2. to revert to a former owner: The money I gave him returns to me in the event of his death. 3. […]

  • Nonreturnable

    [non-ri-tur-nuh-buh l] /ˌnɒn rɪˈtɜr nə bəl/ adjective 1. not . 2. (of an empty bottle or container) not to a vendor for refund of a deposit. noun 3. something that is not eligible or acceptable for return. /ˌnɒnrɪˈtɜːnəbəl/ adjective 1. denoting a container, esp a bottle, on which no returnable deposit is paid on purchase […]



  • Non-returnable

    [non-ri-tur-nuh-buh l] /ˌnɒn rɪˈtɜr nə bəl/ adjective 1. not . 2. (of an empty bottle or container) not to a vendor for refund of a deposit. noun 3. something that is not eligible or acceptable for return. /ˌnɒnrɪˈtɜːnəbəl/ adjective 1. denoting a container, esp a bottle, on which no returnable deposit is paid on purchase […]

  • Non return to zero inverted

    storage (NRZI) A recording method used for 9-track magnetic tapes (200 and 800 BPI) where a zero is represented by a change in the signal and a one by no change. NRZI is also used extensively in SDLC communications. VTAM has a parameter NRZI=YES|NO. Compare Phase Encoded, GCR. (1999-01-11)



Disclaimer: Non-retroactivity definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.