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tr.v. post·dat·ed, post·dat·ing, post·dates
1. To put a date on (a check, for example) that is later than the actual date.
2. To occur later than; follow in time.
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1. to write a future date on (a document), as on a cheque to prevent it being paid until then
2. to assign a date to (an event, period, etc) that is later than its previously assigned date of occurrence
3. to be or occur at a later date than
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v.t. -dat•ed, -dat•ing.
1. to date (a check, invoice, document, etc.) with a date later than the current date.
2. to give a date later than the true date: to postdate the termination of one's employment.
3. to follow in time.
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Past participle: postdated
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|Verb||1.||postdate - be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday"|
|2.||postdate - establish something as being later relative to something else|
chronologise, chronologize - establish the order in time of something; "The archivist chronologized the documents"
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postdate[ˌpəʊstˈdeɪt] vt (cheque) → postdatare
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