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late developer

noun [C] uk   UK ( US late bloomer) us  
someone who becomes good at something after people usually become good at it: At school she was a late developer, and it wasn't until she went to university that her talents became apparent.
Translations of “late developer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受能力差的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受能力差的人…
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