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postscript

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noun post·script \ˈpōs(t)-ˌskript\

Simple Definition of postscript

  • : a note or series of notes added at the end of a letter, article, or book

  • : an additional fact or piece of information about a story that occurs after the main part

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postscript

  1. :  a note or series of notes appended to a completed letter, article, or book

Examples of postscript in a sentence

  1. In a postscript to her letter, she promised to write again soon.

  2. An interesting postscript to the story is that the two people involved later got married.



Origin and Etymology of postscript

New Latin postscriptum, from Latin, neuter of postscriptus, past participle of postscribere to write after, from post- + scribere to write — more at scribe


First Known Use: 1551


POSTSCRIPT Defined for Kids

postscript

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noun post·script \ˈpōst-ˌskript\

Definition of postscript for Students

  1. :  a note added at the end of a letter, article, or book




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