Definitions for ex post factoˈɛks ˌpoʊst ˈfæk toʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ex post facto, retroactive, retro(adj)

    affecting things past

    "retroactive tax increase"; "an ex-post-facto law"; "retro pay"


  1. ex post facto(Adjective)


  2. ex post facto(Adjective)

    Formulated or enacted after some event, and then retroactively applied to it.

  3. Origin: From ex + post + facto, ablative of factum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ex post facto

    alt. of Ex postfacto


  1. Ex Post Facto

    "Ex Post Facto" is the eighth episode of Star Trek: Voyager. The episode's title is Latin for "from a thing done afterward", and refers to the concept of retroactive law.

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