Definition of ex post facto in English:

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ex post facto

Pronunciation: /ˌeks pōst ˈfaktō/

adjective& adverb

With retroactive effect or force: [as adjective]: ex post facto laws

Origin

Erroneous division of Latin ex postfacto 'in the light of subsequent events'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ex post fac·to

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