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Definition of postdate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they postdate he / she / it postdates past simple postdated -ing form postdating
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  1. 1postdate something to write a date on a check that is later than the actual date so that the check cannot be cashed (= exchanged for money) until that date a postdated check compare backdate
  2. 2postdate something to happen, exist, or be made at a later date than something else in the past opposite predate