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English definition of “posthumous”


adjective     /ˈpɒs.tjʊ.məs/ US  /ˈpɑːs.tʃə-/ formal
happening after a person's death : a posthumous award Death and dying posthumously     /-li/ adverb His last novel was published posthumously.Death and dying
(Definition of posthumous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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