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English definition of “latter”

latter

noun [U]  /ˈlæt̬·ər/ fml us  

latter noun [U] (SECOND)

the second of two people, things, or groups previously mentioned: He directed "The Wizard of Oz" and "Gone with the Wind," receiving an Oscar for the latter.

latter

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈlæt̬·ər/ us  

latter adjective [not gradable] (END)

near or toward the end of something: He was in the news during the latter part of the Watergate scandal.
(Definition of latter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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