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post hoc

  

      n     (Logic)   the fallacy of assuming that temporal succession is evidence of causal relation  
     (from Latin, short for Post hoc ergo propter hoc after this, therefore on account of this)  
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post          [1]  
      n  
1    a length of wood, metal, etc., fixed upright in the ground to serve as a support, marker, point of attachment, etc.  
2      (Horse racing)  
a    either of two upright poles marking the beginning (starting post) and end (winning post) of a racecourse  
b    the finish of a horse race  
3    any of the main upright supports of a piece of furniture, such as a four-poster bed  
      vb   tr  
4    sometimes foll by: up   to fasten or put up (a notice) in a public place  
5    to announce by means of or as if by means of a poster  
to post banns     
6    to publish (a name) on a list  
     (Old English, from Latin postis; related to Old High German first ridgepole, Greek pastas colonnade)  

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post         

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      n   column, newel, pale, palisade, picket, pillar, pole, shaft, stake, standard, stock, support, upright  
2   
      vb   advertise, affix, announce, display, make known, pin up, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish, put up, stick up  

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adj.
after woman delivery phase
Latin, Medical
v.
register approval of or agreement with a post or poster in a on-line context by using a particular icon, usually a thumb-up
Ex.: I wish I could have upvoted a thousand times for that comment designating her as the greatest female pop singer of all time. NB also noun: an upvote.
v.
register disapproval of or disagreement with a post or poster in an on-line context by using a particular icon, usually a thumb-down
Ex.: I downvoted him for critisizing my favorite female pop singer. NB also noun: a downvote.
n.
1. a person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing 2. [informal] a negative, critical, heinous person and more specifically the one who posts hate-filled comments online
Ex: He was described as a misogynist, homophobic, woman hater / That website has become a particularly vitriolic breeding ground for the haters
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