post-obit

post-obit

[pohst-oh-bit, -ob-it]
adjective
effective after a particular person's death.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin post obitum after death

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post-obit (pəʊstˈəʊbɪt, -ˈɒbɪt)
 
n
1.  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
 
adj
2.  taking effect after death
 
[C18: from Latin post obitum after death]

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