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postscriptnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊst.skrɪpt/  us   /ˈpoʊst-/
(abbreviation PS) a ​shortremark or ​messageadded to the ​bottom of a ​letter after you have ​signedyourname, usually ​introduced by the abbreviation PS: There was the ​usualromantic postscript at the end of his ​letter - PS I ​love you. any written or ​spokenaddition to something already ​finished: As a postscript to that ​story I told you last ​week, it ​turned out that the woman was his ​sister-in-law.
(Definition of postscript from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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postscriptnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊstˌskrɪpt, ˈpoʊs-/
an ​extramessageadded at the end of a ​story or ​letter: There is a postscript to this ​story.
(Definition of postscript from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"postscript" in Business English

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postscriptnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpəʊstskrɪpt/ COMMUNICATIONS
( abbreviation PS) a ​short remark or ​messageadded to the ​bottom of a ​letter after you have ​signed your ​name, usually ​introduced by its abbreviation
a written or spoken ​addition to something already ​finished: a postcript to sth Finally, perhaps I could ​add a postscript to his comments on the ​report?

PostScript™noun [U]

uk   us   IT
trademark a ​computerlanguage that ​producestext and ​images on a ​computerscreen or a ​printedpage: PostScript ​drivers/​files/​printing
(Definition of postscript from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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