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English definition of “backdate”
/ˌbækˈdeɪt/ /ˈ--/ verb [T]
› to make something effective from a date earlier than the present date: They agreed that the pay increase would be backdated to July. Those signing up before October will have their pension payments backdated.
› to put a date on a document that is earlier than the date when you wrote it: The jury's verdict recognized that backdating options with intent to deceive is a crime. backdate a cheque → Compare post-date