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anachrony

[uh-nak-ruh-nee] /əˈnæk rə ni/
noun, plural anachronies.
1.
a discrepancy between the order of events in a story and the order in which they are presented in the plot:
Anachronies are either flashbacks or flashforwards.
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anachronic [an-uh-kron-ik] /ˌæn əˈkrɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA), adjective
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