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If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
A. J. Liebling

Meaning of "posterior" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD POSTERIOR

From Latin: latter, from posterus coming next, from post after.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF POSTERIOR

posterior  [pɒˈstɪərɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POSTERIOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Posterior can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES POSTERIOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of posterior in the English dictionary

The first definition of posterior in the dictionary is situated at the back of or behind something. Other definition of posterior is coming after or following another in a series. Posterior is also coming after in time.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POSTERIOR


anterior
ænˈtɪərɪə
archaebacteria
ˌɑːkɪbækˈtɪərɪə
asteria
æsˈtɪərɪə
bacteria
bækˈtɪərɪə
cafeteria
ˌkæfɪˈtɪərɪə
criteria
kraɪˈtɪərɪə
cyanobacteria
ˌsaɪənəʊbækˈtɪərɪə
enterobacteria
ˌɛntərəʊbækˈtɪərɪə
eubacteria
ˌjuːbækˈtɪərɪə
exterior
ɪkˈstɪərɪə
groceteria
ˌɡrəʊsəˈtɪərɪə
hysteria
hɪˈstɪərɪə
interior
ɪnˈtɪərɪə
listeria
lɪsˈtɪərɪə
ministeria
ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪə
mycobacteria
ˌmaɪkəʊbækˈtɪərɪə
Styria
ˈstɪərɪə
ulterior
ʌlˈtɪərɪə
washateria
ˌwɒʃəˈtɪərɪə
wisteria
wɪˈstɪərɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POSTERIOR

postembryonic
postemergence
postemergency
postepileptic
poster
poster boy
poster child
poster colour
poster girl
poster paint
posterior probability
posteriority
posteriorly
posterisation
posterity
posterization
posterize
postern
posterolateral
posteruptive

WORDS THAT END LIKE POSTERIOR

cold warrior
eco-warrior
inferior
Lake Superior
Ministry of the Interior
mother superior
mothers superior
past anterior
prior
samurai warrior
subprior
superior
the Interior
Unknown Warrior
warrior

Synonyms and antonyms of posterior in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «POSTERIOR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «posterior» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of posterior
arse · ass · back · backside · behind · bottom · bum · buns · butt · buttocks · ensuing · following · fundament · hind · hinder · jacksy · later · latter · rear · rump · seat · subsequent · tail · tush

Translation of «posterior» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POSTERIOR

Find out the translation of posterior to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of posterior from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «posterior» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

posterior
570 millions of speakers

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posterior
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीछे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخلفي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

задняя
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

posterior
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অবর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

postérieur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Posterior
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hintere
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

後部
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

후방
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Posterior
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

sau
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பின்பக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुढील
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

arka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

posteriore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

posterior
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

задня
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

posterior
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

οπίσθια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

posterior
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

posterior
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

posterior
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of posterior

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTERIOR»

The term «posterior» is very widely used and occupies the 11.959 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTERIOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about posterior

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2 QUOTES WITH «POSTERIOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word posterior.
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A. J. Liebling
If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
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Rhianna Pratchett
The type of Alzheimer's Dad has is rare - posterior cortical atrophy or PCA - and it affects his spatial awareness and the way he judges distance. His first symptoms were erratic typing and spelling, but to talk to him, you'd never know there was a problem.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POSTERIOR»

Discover the use of posterior in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to posterior and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Aristotle, Posterior Analytics II.19: Introduction, Greek ...
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Laval University, 1999.
Paolo C. Biondi, 2004
2
Prior Analytics and Posterior Analytics
Contained in this volume are books by Aristotle on the subject of logic or as the author would describe it, analytics.
Aristotle, 2010
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Surgery of the Cranial Nerves of the Posterior Fossa
Surgery of the Cranial Nerves of the Posterior Fossa is a comprehensive book which covers the anatomy, diagnosis, clinical and laboratory research, surgical management and theories of disorders of the cranial nerves of the posterior fossa.
Daniel L. Barrow, 1993
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Interpreting Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics in Late ...
This volume collects Late Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval appropriations of Aristotle's Posterior Analytics, addressing the logic of inquiry, concept formation, the question whether metaphysics is a science, and the theory of demonstration.
F.A.J. de Haas, Mariska Leunissen, Marije Martijn, 2010
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Knowledge and Demonstration: Aristotle's Posterior Analytics
This modification of the traditional approach reflects the wider objective of this essay.
Orna Harari, 2004
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Explaining an Eclipse: Aristotle's Posterior Analytics 2.1-10
An excellent analysis of Aristotle's philosophy of science, logic, and metaphysics
Owen Goldin, 1996
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Principles of Posterior Fossa Surgery
Special Features: Begins with a useful framework in neuroimaging, neuropathology, and microsurgical anatomy of the posterior cranial fossa Covers a wide range of approaches and pathologies in the region, including congenital Chiari ...
Anil Nanda, 2011
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Posterior Analytics
This volume is intended to serve the needs of readers of Aristotle without a knowledge of Greek; for this second edition the translation has been completely rewritten, with theaims of greater elegance and greater fidelity to the Greek.
Aristotle, 2004
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Buttocks Reshaping: Posterior Contour Surgery - A ...
It includes a DVD featuring live buttocks implant surgery by the xyz technique, from patient consultation and marking, to operating and post-op care. This is the first and only book on the subject.
Raul Gonzalez, 2007
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On Aristotle: Posterior analytics 1.1-8
Philoponus' massive commentary, the most complete ancient discussion of Posterior Analytics book 1, offers uniquely valuable testimony to the way this book was read and understood in late antiquity, as well as providing information on ...
John Philoponus, Richard D. McKirahan, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POSTERIOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term posterior is used in the context of the following news items.
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Power to your posterior
Your ride is only as good as the seat you sit on. Not just for comfort reasons, but also because the seat needs to adapt to your sitting posture, ... «Yanko Design - Form Beyond Function, Jul 15»
2
Khloe admits she misses Lamar everyday
Stripping down to nothing but a mesh thong bodysuit, Khloe proudly displayed her voluptuous posterior as she saucily straddled a gym bench. «Ledger Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Kate Upton looks like a college student while out in Los Angeles
Also on Sunday, Kate showed off her pert posterior on her social media pages. 'Happy Sunday! #buttday #bruceweber #sundayfunday,' she ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
Nicki Minaj is a sheer exhibitionist in fishnet bodysuit on NYC tour stop
Nicki gyrated in a black mesh one-piece showcasing her ample cleavage and pert posterior while singing to her hits such as Anaconda. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Insulin Resistance May Impair Glucose Metabolism in Brain
... associated with lower glucose metabolism in one cluster throughout the brain (k=173,612 voxels), with a maximum in the left posterior medial ... «MedPage Today, Jul 15»
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Home And Away actress Bonnie Sveen runs after her boyfriend …
However, as she made her way around the park showing incredible form and high knees, Bonnie showed off her pert posterior in the slinky ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
The brain syncs up like a jazz ensemble
The anterior (blue) and posterior (orange) regions of the prefrontal cortex sync up to communicate cognitive goals to one another. (Image ... «UC Berkeley, Jul 15»
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Ramos lanza oficialmente su primer teléfono inteligente Onemos …
Las partes anterior y posterior del Onemos MOS1 están fabricadas con cristal curvado doble 2.5D y Corning Gorilla Glass 3, un material ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Workout video: Bum exercises to get a booty like Beyonce
If you really want to shape your posterior, you'll need to work at it like the pros. Don't stick to what you know - shake things up a bit and try some ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
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Treating common lower-body injuries in sports
These include the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), lateral collateral ligament (LCL) and medial collateral ... «Lansing State Journal, Jul 15»
REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Posterior [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/posterior>. Jan 2019 ».
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