Postcolonial vs Matrimonial - What's the difference?

postcolonial | matrimonial |


As adjectives the difference between postcolonial and matrimonial

is that postcolonial is following the end of colonial rule while matrimonial is of, or having to do with matrimony.

As a noun matrimonial is

a form of advertisement, such as those placed in the classified section of a newspaper or internet, presenting personal information about a person so that they can get married to another individual.

postcolonial

English

Alternative forms

*post-colonial

Adjective

(-)
  • Following the end of colonial rule
  • In the postcolonial period, democracy alternated with military rule.
  • (philosophy) Of or pertaining to postcolonialism
  • a postcolonial theory of esthetics

    Derived terms

    * postcolonialism * postcolonialist * postcoloniality * postcolonially

    matrimonial

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A form of advertisement, such as those placed in the classified section of a newspaper or internet, presenting personal information about a person so that they can get married to another individual.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, or having to do with matrimony