post obitum
foreign term Etymology: Latin after death

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • post obitum — /pohst oh bi toom /; Eng. /pohst ob i teuhm, oh bi /, Latin. after death. * * * …   Universalium

  • post obitum — /poʊst ˈɒbətəm/ (say pohst obuhtuhm) adverb after death. {Latin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • post obitum — /pohst oh bi toom /; Eng. /pohst ob i teuhm, oh bi /, Latin. after death …   Useful english dictionary

  • post-o|bit — «pohst OH biht, OB iht», noun, adjective. –n. a written agreement signed by a borrower promising to pay a certain sum of money to the lender on the death of a person whose heir the borrower expects to be. –adj. effective after a person s death.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • post-obit — [pōst΄ō′bit] adj. [contr. < L post obitum, after death < post, after + obitus, death: see POST & OBIT] being, or to be, in effect after a specified person s death n. a bond given by a borrower pledging to pay a debt upon the death of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Post obit — Obit O bit, n. [OF. obit, L. obitus, fr. obire to go against, to go to meet, (sc. mortem) to die; ob (see Ob ) + ire to go. See {Issue}.] 1. Death; decease; the date of one s death. Wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A funeral solemnity or office; obsequies …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • post-obit — adjective archaic taking effect after death. Origin C18: from L. post obitum, from post after + obitus decease (from obire to die ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • post-obit — n. & adj. n. a bond given to a lender by a borrower securing a sum for payment on the death of another person from whom the borrower expects to inherit. adj. taking effect after death. Etymology: L post obitum f. post after + obitus decease f.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • post-obit — /pohst oh bit, ob it/, adj. effective after a particular person s death. [1745 55; < L post obitum after death] * * * …   Universalium

  • post-obit — /poʊst ˈoʊbət / (say pohst ohbuht), / ˈɒbət/ (say obuht) adjective effective after a particular person s death. {shortened form of post obitum} …   Australian English dictionary

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