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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Following in time; The quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end.

Usage examples (25)
  • Whether we succeed or not can only be left to posteriority.
  • Besides, magnitudes, like numbers, admit of priority and posteriority.
  • We have stated, then, how matters stand with regard to whole and part, and their priority and posteriority.
  • You may be interested to read Jim West's review of "the myth of the lost gospel" which argues for Matthean posteriority. for more
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