Meaning of “postscript” in the English Dictionary

"postscript" in British English

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postscriptnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpəʊst.skrɪpt/ us /ˈpoʊst.skrɪpt/

abbreviation PS a short remark or message added to the bottom of a letter after you have signed your name, usually introduced by the abbreviation PS:

There was the usual romantic postscript at the end of his letter - PS I love you.

any written or spoken addition 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)

"postscript" in American English

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postscriptnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpoʊstˌskrɪpt, ˈpoʊs-/

an extra message added 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 /ˈpəʊstskrɪpt/ us COMMUNICATIONS

abbreviation PS a short remark or message added 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 computer language that produces text and images on a computer screen or a printed page:

(Definition of “postscript” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)