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post factum

[ pohst -fak-tuhm ]
/ poʊst ˈfæk təm /
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adjective, adverb
after the fact; ex post facto: She will announce her decision and then give us a post factum statement of the reasons for it.
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Origin of post factum

1685–95; <Latin: after (the) deed
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