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post-obit

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊbɪt, -ˈɒbɪt
 
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Definition of post-obit in English:

adjective

archaic
Taking effect after death.
Example sentences
  • He revealed he was the purchaser but was only prepared to re-sell the legacy if Crewe made a post-obit bond to pay him £1,800 after the death of Crewe's father.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin post obitum, from post 'after' + obitus 'decease' (from obire 'to die').

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