ex post facto

Definitions of "ex post facto"
  1. An action or event that has occurred after a specific time or situation
  2. Something that is conceived, established, or enacted after a certain event has already occurred
  3. Related to a law that is enacted after a particular event but retroactively applied or enforced
How to use "ex post facto" in a sentence
  1. The ruling was made ex post facto, so it did not apply to the case at hand.
  2. The policy change was applied ex post facto, making it ineffective for the previously implemented projects.
  3. The ex post facto laws cannot punish someone for an action that was not illegal at the time it happened.

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