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latitudenoun

 us   /ˈlæt̬·ɪˌtud/

latitude noun (DISTANCE)

[C/U] the distance north or south of the equator measured from 0° to 90°

latitude noun (FREEDOM)

[U] freedom to behave, act, or think in the way you want to: Judges now have considerable latitude in sentencing.
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