post·​ar·​rest ˌpōst-ə-ˈrest How to pronounce postarrest (audio)
medical : occurring after cardiac arrest
postarrest resuscitation
: existing or occurring after an arrest
… he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill another person for $5,000, according to postarrest information …Melinda J. Overstreet
a postarrest statement

Examples of postarrest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office, representing Sheriff Vicki Hennessy, who oversees the city’s jails, argued that the judge should instead discontinue the bail system for all cases and leave postarrest release decisions up to individual judges. Bob Egelko,, 23 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of postarrest was in 1920

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“Postarrest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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