Definition for Posterior

posterior, adj. [L., 'coming after', 'following', 'future'.] (webplay: coming).

  1. Later; subsequent; following; consecutive; succeeding; next in the natural order; [fig.] replacing the former; filling the vacancy.
  2. Phrase. “Posterior to”: after; beyond; surpassing; [fig.] farther-reaching than; beyond the limit of; out of the grasp or control of.

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