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Related to posteriority: posterity
pos·te·ri·or·i·ty(pŏ-stîr′ē-ôr′ĭ-tē, -ŏr′-, pō-)
The condition of being posterior in location or time.
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the state of being posterior in time or location
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|Noun||1.||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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