One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
After the event; with hindsight.
Occurring, existing, etc., after the event; done with hindsight.
Mid 17th century. From classical Latin post factum after the fact from post after + factum. With use as adjective compare earlier post-fact, post facto. With use as adverb compare slightly later post facto.
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