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post meridiem

[pohst muh-rid-ee-uh m, -em] /ˈpoʊst məˈrɪd i əm, -ˌɛm/
p.m. Unabridged
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post meridiem

/ˈpəʊst məˈrɪdɪəm/
the full form of p.m.
Word Origin
C17: Latin: after noon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for post meridiem

"after noon," 1640s, Latin, from post "after" (see post-) + accusative of meridies (see meridian).

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