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post-dateverb [T]

(also postdate) uk   us  
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 ​creditcardbill by post-dated ​cheque for encashment on the ​duedate. 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.
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