postprison

adjective
post·​pris·​on | \ ˌpōst-ˈpri-zᵊn How to pronounce postprison (audio) \

Definition of postprison

: occurring in or relating to the period following a prisoner's release from prison postprison education programs … remains a subject of such fascination that The Wall Street Journal devoted a recent front-page story to his postprison life.— Joseph Nocera

First Known Use of postprison

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postprison was in 1883

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“Postprison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postprison. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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