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post-obit

[ pohst-oh-bit, -ob-it ]
/ poʊstˈoʊ bɪt, -ˈɒb ɪt /
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adjective
effective after a particular person's death.
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Origin of post-obit

First recorded in 1745–55, post-obit is from Latin post obitum “after death”
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British Dictionary definitions for post-obit

post-obit
/ (pəʊstˈəʊbɪt, -ˈɒbɪt) mainly law /

noun
Also called: post-obit bond a bond given by a borrower, payable after the death of a specified person, esp one given to a moneylender by an expectant heir promising to repay when his interest falls into possession
adjective
taking effect after death

Word Origin for post-obit

C18: from Latin post obitum after death
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