postdate

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See also: postdaté

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ date

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpəʊstˌdeɪt/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

postdate (third-person singular simple present postdates, present participle postdating, simple past and past participle postdated)

  1. (transitive) To occur after an event or time; to exist later on in time
  2. (transitive) To assign an effective date to a document or action later than the actual date
    to postdate a contract, that is, to date it later than the time when it was in fact made
  3. (transitive) To affix a date to after the event.

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Adjective[edit]

postdate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) postdated; made or done after the date assigned.

Noun[edit]

postdate (plural postdates)

  1. A date on a document later than the real date on which it was written.

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postdate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of postdater
  2. third-person singular present indicative of postdater
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of postdater
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of postdater
  5. second-person singular imperative of postdater