post·rev·o·lu·tion·ary | \ ˌpōst-ˌre-və-ˈlü-shə-ˌner-ē \

Definition of postrevolutionary 

: occurring or existing after a revolution In the postrevolutionary years, the United States experienced a dramatic increase in internal migration. —Mary Beth Norton et al. postrevolutionary Russia postrevolutionary turmoil

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At times — as when a soldier under the new regime rapes a bride in her wedding dress — the movie flirts with a false equivalence, suggesting that postrevolutionary life is just as cruel as totalitarianism. Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times, "The President," 2 June 2016

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First Known Use of postrevolutionary

1814, in the meaning defined above

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