postindependence

adjective post·in·de·pen·dence \ ˌpōst-ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)s \

Definition of postindependence

: of, relating to, or occurring in the period following the attainment of independence
  • the nation's first postindependence president
  • … the country was so poor that its postindependence leaders famously told inquiring businessmen that there was "no point being corrupt."
  • —Alex Perry

First Known Use of postindependence

1934

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