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adjective & adverb
Based on actual results rather than forecasts.as adjective ‘the ex post trade balance’as adverb ‘the real-wage rate had fallen ex post’
Modern Latin, from ex ‘from’ and post ‘after’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.