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post·hu·mous

 (pŏs′chə-məs)
adj.
1. Occurring or continuing after one's death: a posthumous award.
2. Published after the writer's death: a posthumous book.
3. Born after the death of the father: a posthumous child.

[Middle English posthumus, from Late Latin, alteration (perhaps influenced by Latin humus, earth or humāre, to bury) of postumus, superlative of posterus, coming after; see posterior.]

post′hu·mous·ly adv.
post′hu·mous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.posthumously - after death; "these piano pieces were published posthumously"; "he was honored posthumously"
Translations
بَعد مَوتِه
posmrtně
posztumusz módon
eftir dauîa
posmrtne
ölümünden sonra

posthumously

[ˈpɒstjʊməslɪ] ADVpóstumamente, con carácter póstumo

posthumously

[ˈpɒstjʊməsli] advaprès la mort de l'auteur, à titre posthumepost-industrial [ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstriəl] adj [society] → postindustriel(le)

posthumously

advpost(h)um

posthumously

[ˈpɒstjʊməslɪ] advdopo la sua (loro ) morte

posthumous

(ˈpostjuməs) adjective
1. happening, coming etc to a person after his death. the posthumous publication of his book.
2. (of a child) born after its father has died.
ˈposthumously adverb
References in classic literature ?
Whoever reads his posthumously published writings for the years 1869-82 with care, will constantly meet with passages suggestive of Zarathustra's thoughts and doctrines.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Indian Air Force's Garud Commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala will posthumously be awarded the Ashoka Chakra on 69th Republic Day tomorrow.
A "heroic" US Army dog has been posthumously awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.
291-300); Iphigenia in Aulis (presented posthumously in 405 BC) (301-12); The Bacchae (presented posthumously in 405 BC) (313-44).
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ROALD Dahl is set to become the first person in Blue Peter history to be honoured posthumously with a Gold Blue Peter badge.
On hearing that her father would be posthumously awarded the badge, Lucy said: "When you read a book you create your own version of the story, and you create your own pictures in your own mind.
I'm allegedly asset rich and cash poor, while they're cash rich and asset rich posthumously - my posthumously.
For personal bravery shown during the defense of the Motherland five individuals, four of them posthumously, were awarded
Hong Yen Chang, a Chinese immigrant who died in 1926 and was unable to obtain a law license in California because of anti-Chinese discrimination, could be admitted posthumously to the California State Bar, thanks to a request from law students at the University of California at Davis.
court was asked to resolve whether her posthumously conceived children
The soldiers were recognised posthumously for repulsing a massive Taliban attack on an ANA border post in the Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province last month and rescuing the lives of many counterparts.