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postdate

verb [T] (WRITE DATE)    /ˌpəʊstˈdeɪt/ /ˈpəʊst.deɪt/ US  /ˌpoʊstˈdeɪt/
to write a date on a document, such as a cheque or letter, that is later than the date on which you are writing it, usually to get some advantage: Luckily, she let me postdate the cheque until the end of the month when I get paid.Early
(Definition of postdate verb (WRITE DATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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