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postdating (plural postdatings)
- (lexicography) A later citation of a lexical item.
- The new edition of the dictionary contains several postdatings.
- 2018, James Lambert, “Anglo-Indian slang in dictionaries on historical principles”, in World Englishes, volume 37, page 256:
- Indeed, for 10 of these terms, the latest known record was their inclusion in Hobson-Jobson, and without any published postdatings this may have suggested that those terms were obsolescent at the end of the nineteenth century.