Meaning of “post-date” in the English Dictionary

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"post-date" in Business English

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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 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.

(Definition of “post-date” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)