after the fact

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌɑːftə ðə ˈfækt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌæftɚ ðə ˈfækt/

Prepositional phrase[edit]

after the fact

  1. (idiomatic) Too late; after something is finished or final.
    You made the commitment, and you can't change the terms after the fact.

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