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post-mortemnoun [C]

uk   /ˌpəʊstˈmɔː.təm/  us   /ˌpoʊstˈmɔːr.t̬əm/
a medical examination of a dead person's body in order to find out the cause of death: to conduct a post-mortem examination
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informal a discussion of an event after it has happened, especially of what was wrong with it or why it failed: After we lose a game, there's usually a post-mortem over a few beers.
(Definition of post-mortem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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post-mortemnoun [C]

 us   /poʊstˈmɔr·t̬əm/
a medical examination of a dead body to discover the cause of death, or a discussion of an event after it has happened: The disease can be confirmed only in a post-mortem. a post-mortem on Harkin’s presidential campaign
(Definition of post-mortem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “post-mortem”
in Turkish otopsi…
in Russian вскрытие трупа…
in Polish sekcja zwłok…
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