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posterior

posterior(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (indicating position)
a. rear
Vamos a desembarcar por la salida posterior del avión.We will disembark from the rear exit of the plane.
b. back
La parte posterior de la cabeza tiene varios moretones.The back side of the head has various bruises.
2. (indicating time or order)
a. subsequent
No hubo ningún cambio durante los días posteriores.There was no change over the subsequent days.
b. later
El prólogo fue añadido a ediciones posteriores.The prologue was added to later publications.
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posterior
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (en el espacio)
a. rear, back
posterior abehind
la piscina está en la parte posterior del hotelthe swimming pool is at the back o rear of the hotel
2. (en el tiempo)
a. subsequent, later
posterior asubsequent to, after
fue un descubrimiento posterior al de la penicilinait was a discovery made after that of penicillin
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posterior
adjective
1 (trasero) [+lugar] back; rear; [+máquina, motor] rear-mounted
en la parte posterior del jardín at the back of the garden
2 (en tiempo) later; subsequent
ser posterior a algo to be later than sth
3 (en orden) later; following
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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