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Using the prefix Post-

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Prefix: an placed before a base or another prefix, as un- in unkind, un- and re- in unrewarding.

Post-: a prefix meaning after or later than

Here are five examples of prefixes using post-:

  1. Postpone (verb): "She decided to postpone her vacation until next year."
  2. Posthumous (adjective): "This is a posthumous album by Michael Jackson."
  3. Postnatal (adjective): "There's a good sytem of postnatal care for mothers in my country."
  4. Postdate (verb): "I'll postdate this cheque until the end of the month when I get paid."
  5. Postmortem (noun): "They had a postmortem to find out how the wan was killed."

Now use the numbers next to the words to match them with the correct definitions below:

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  • To write a date on a document that is later than the date on which you are writing it:

  • To delay an event/plan until a later date/time:

  • Relating to the time period after a baby is born:

  • A medical examination of a dead person's body in order to find out the cause of death:

  • Happening after a person's death: