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POST AFTER Verb/ Noun Definition To write on something a date that comes after the real date. Examples: I wrote a check with a postdate of August 10,

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3 Verb/ Noun Definition To write on something a date that comes after the real date. Examples: I wrote a check with a postdate of August 10, That will be 10 days from today. (noun) We postdated the check for next months payment. (verb) At the end of November, I wrote out my Christmas with a postdate of December 20. (noun) December, 2010 Check with a postdate Postdate

4 Noun Definition A person who take a college class after he or she has already graduated. Examples: The doctor was a postgraduate when she was in medical school Mary earned an A in a postgraduate class in law school. Two years after I graduated from college, I returned for postgraduate studies. Postgraduate (shes graduated from law school) Postgraduate

5 adjective Definition Continuing after death; usually related to a book that is published after the author has died. Examples: Martin Luther King has a posthumous reputation as being a leader of civil rights. The posthumous publication of Mark Twains books are found all over the country. The officers posthumous award for bravery went to his child. Posthumous movie Posthumous

6 Noun Definition A mark printed across a stamp after it is received by the post office. Examples: The postmark covered the stamp. I dropped the postcard in the mailbox so it would have a postmark with todays date. I knew the mail was delayed because it had a week old postmark. Postmark

7 adj Definition Taking place after noon; p.m. Examples: We will watch the movie at 10 postmeridian. Lets have a postmeridian snack before dinner. I like to take a postmeridian nap when I get home and wake up before 6. 5 Postmeridian 5 p.m.

8 Adj Definition Occurring or done after death; usually related to an examination of the body after it is dead. Examples: The medical examiner performed a postmortem test on her heart to determine the cause of death. The doctor did a postmortem surgery to remove healthy organs that could be used to study. The postmortem examination showed that the person died from a head injury. Postmortem exam

9 Verb Definition To do something at a time or date after it was originally planned. Examples: I wasnt feeling well so I postponed our trip to the zoo. It began to rain so the baseball game is postponed until tomorrow. The students were confused so the teacher may postpone the test. Date postpone

10 noun Definition The editing that is done after the movie, film, or video has been taped. Examples: Postproduction lasted for 30 days because the sound technicians had problems with the equipment. The movie director wanted more scenes added during postproduction. The postproduction included a change of characters voices. Movie in postproduction Postproduction

11 Noun Definition A comment, note or thought written after the letter is finished; p.s. Examples: Her boyfriend added a postscript to include I love you. I forgot to include the time of the party so I added a postscript. I wrote the postscript in pink so it would stand out in the letter. Postscript

12 Adjective Definition The time in society that came after the Industrial Revolution. Examples: Technology has changed the postindustrial. (noun) The first postindustrial cars were very slow. (adj) The postindustrial era began in (adj) Preindustrial sewing machine Postindustrial sewing machine Postindustrial


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