post-date

post-date ˌpost-ˈdate verb [transitive] BANKING
to write a date on a cheque that is later than the date when you are signing it, so that it does not become effective until then

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post-date UK US (also postdate) verb [T]
to write a date on a document, especially a cheque, that is later than the date on which you are writing it: »

If you cannot trust the salesman to wait until the date on a cheque before presenting it, then post-dating it is pointless.

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We always pay our credit card bill by post-dated cheque for encashment on the due date.

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a postdated letter of resignation

UK to make something such as a payment become effective at a later date: be post-dated »

The company has a lot of orders that were postdated until January

to happen or exist after something: »

The new terms and conditions, which postdate the time you used your card, state that if you make a charge in a currency other than sterling, that charge will be converted into sterling.

Compare BACKDATE(Cf. backdate)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • post-date — v. To enter a date on an instrument that is later than the date on which it is written. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • post-date — ► VERB 1) assign a date later than the actual one to (a document or event). 2) occur or come at a later date than …   English terms dictionary

  • post|date — «POHST DAYT», transitive verb, dat|ed, dat|ing. 1. to give a later date than the true date to (a letter, check, document, or publication): »Many of the Berlin newspapers which are published in the evening are postdated by a day (Charles Lowe) …   Useful english dictionary

  • post-date — To insert a date on a document that is later than the date on which it is signed, thus making it effective only from the later date. A post dated (or forward dated) cheque cannot be negotiated before the date written on it, irrespective of when… …   Accounting dictionary

  • post-date — To insert a date on a document that is later than the date on which it is signed, thus making it effective only from the later date. A post dated (or forward dated) cheque cannot be negotiated before the date written on it, irrespective of when… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • post-date — verb 1》 [usu. as adjective post dated] affix or assign a date later than the actual one to (a document or event). 2》 occur or come at a later date than …   English new terms dictionary

  • post-date — To date an instrument as of a time later than that at which it is really made. The negotiability of an instrument is not affected by the fact that it is post dated. U.C.C. No. 3 114 …   Black's law dictionary

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