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English adjective: postmortem

1. postmortem occurring or done after death


SamplesPostmortem changes.
A postmortem examination to determine cause of death.
Postmortal wounds.


Synonymspostmortal


Antonymsantemortem

2. postmortem after death or after an event


SamplesA postmortem examination to determine the cause of death.
The postmortem discussion of the President's TV address.


Similarsucceeding


Antonymspreceding


English noun: postmortem

1. postmortem (communication) discussion of an event after it has occurred


Synonymspost-mortem


Broader (hypernym)discussion, give-and-take, word

2. postmortem (act) an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease


Synonymsautopsy, necropsy, PM, post-mortem, post-mortem examination, postmortem examination


Broader (hypernym)examination, scrutiny









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