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To cause someone to remember - synonyms or related words



to tell someone again about an event from the past or about a fact that they used to know

come to

if something comes to you, you think of it or remember it

bring back

to cause ideas, feelings, or memories to be in your mind again



to make you feel or experience something that you have felt or experienced in the past



to cause someone to have a particular feeling or memory



to make you remember something or begin to experience a particular feeling

flood back

if memories or feelings flood back, you suddenly remember them very clearly

jog someone’s memory

to make someone remember something

refresh someone’s memory

to make someone remember something

bring/call /someone/something to mind

to remind you of someone or something



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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