retroaction


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ret·ro·ac·tion

 (rĕt′rō-ăk′shən)
n.
1. Application of a subsequent rule or condition to something that occurred at a previous time.
2. An opposing or reciprocal action; a reaction.

ret′ro·act′ v.
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retroaction

(ˌrɛtrəʊˈækʃən)
n
1. an action contrary or reciprocal to a preceding action
2. (Law) a retrospective action, esp a law affecting events prior to its enactment
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ret•ro•ac•tion

(ˌrɛ troʊˈæk ʃən)

n.
action that is opposed or contrary to the preceding action.
[1560–70]
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retroaction

noun
An action elicited by a stimulus:
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retroaction

n. retroacción, acción retroactiva.
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L'intervention de Waugh, Alberto et Fredrick (2011) ciblait l'enseignement de mots en lecture globale avec une retroaction simultanee en cas d'erreur.
Les acteurs gouvernementaux interviewes soulignent d'ailleurs que ces reseaux sont d'importants allies puisqu'ils sont habilites a partager aupres de leurs membres toute retroaction gouvernementale a l'egard de l'enjeu public en cause.
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However, at this stage there is still an ambivalence (Prochaska & Diclemente, 1982), hence the importance of having a perceptive and welcoming staff to assist in this transition that can evolve into the preparation phase for action or retroaction. From this perspective, a network structured service with the development of PTS, real and feasible, can contribute to a multiple therapy, articulated with social equipments.
La retroaction L'action de la reponse Reponse verbale et du recepteur du message reponse non verbale.