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post hoc

[pohst hohk; English pohst hok] /ˈpoʊst ˈhoʊk; English ˈpoʊst ˈhɒk/
Latin.
1.
after this; afterward.
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post hoc

/ˈpəʊst ˈhɒk/
noun
1.
(logic) the fallacy of assuming that temporal succession is evidence of causal relation
Word Origin
from Latin, short for Post hoc ergo propter hoc after this, therefore on account of this
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