post·​in·​de·​pen·​dence ˌpōst-ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)s How to pronounce postindependence (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postindependence was in 1934

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“Postindependence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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