posteriority


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pos·te·ri·or·i·ty

 (pŏ-stîr′ē-ôr′ĭ-tē, -ŏr′-, pō-)
n.
The condition of being posterior in location or time.

posteriority

(pəˌstɪərɪˈɒrɪtɪ)
n
the state of being posterior in time or location
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.posteriority - the quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
anteriority - the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head
2.posteriority - following in time
lateness - quality of coming late or later in time
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The posteriority of the many participated terms to the unparticipated monad is what Proclus calls "procession," describing in dynamic language, as a productive activity or motion, what is in fact a logical order of priority and posteriority.
These issues are exasperated in an environment of urgency where women's rights are relegated as a posteriority.
It could be said that the generally recognized rules of posteriority, speciality and superiority (compare Alexy and Drier, 1991, p.
posteriority (Streck 1998, Metzler 2002), background vs.
and posteriority (that is, of linear chronology) vis-a-vis Helen and her
Because it indicates an important mutation: 'Post' is not a marker of chronological posteriority or subsequent historical order but a sign of intensification.
Matthean Posteriority: An Exploration of Matthew's Use of Mark and Luke as a Solution to the Synoptic Problem
Neither agent expresses any desire to forestall the devastating war relative to which they exist in a confounding condition both of anteriority and posteriority. The fatalism of the adjuster and the silent traveler in the text is essential to its ironic effect.
The name of the group was a "semantic joke" formed by dropping the anti in Antipiratbyran (Fleisher, 2009), which both conjured and problematized its other: It was, on one level, a direct confrontation with Antipiratbyran, but on another level it lent a retroactive authorization to Antipiratbyran's existence, a posteriority that deconstructed Antipiratbyran's mission.
If Damien Hirst can preserve a dead animal in formaldehyde it cannot be beyond the scope of modern technology to preserve and conserve a PooToon Strawberries and Cream Poo for posteriority, and get paid for it.