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postscript

[pohst-skript, pohs-] /ˈpoʊstˌskrɪpt, ˈpoʊs-/
noun
1.
a paragraph, phrase, etc., added to a letter that has already been concluded and signed by the writer.
2.
any addition or supplement, as one appended by a writer to a book to supply further information.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; < Latin postscrīptum, neuter past participle of postscrībere to write after
Related forms
subpostscript, noun
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postscript

/ˈpəʊsˌskrɪpt; ˈpəʊst-/
noun
1.
a message added at the end of a letter, after the signature
2.
any supplement, as to a document or book
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin postscribere to write after, from post- + scribere to write
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postscript

n.

1550s, from Latin post scriptum "written after," from neuter past participle of Latin postscribere "write after," from post "after" (see post-) + scribere "to write" (see script (n.)).

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