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English definition of “post-date”

post-date

verb [T] (also postdate)
 
 
to write a date on a document, especially a cheque, that is later than the date on which you are writing it: If you cannot trust the salesman to wait until the date on a cheque before presenting it, then post-dating it is pointless. We always pay our credit card bill by post-dated cheque for encashment on the due date. a postdated letter of resignation
UK to make something such as a payment become effective at a later date: be post-dated The company has a lot of orders that were postdated until January
to happen or exist after something: The new terms and conditions, which postdate the time you used your card, state that if you make a charge in a currency other than sterling, that charge will be converted into sterling. → Compare backdate
(Definition of post-date from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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