What does ex post facto mean?

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ex post facto in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ex post facto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Navid Moazzez:

    I was intrigued by the concept, and the fact that they were able to grow their email list rapidly by putting together this event, it’s creating great free content, and then also making money [through post-facto sales].

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