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latecomer

noun [C] uk   /ˈleɪtˌkʌm.ər/ us    //
a person who arrives late: We regret that latecomers cannot be admitted until a suitable break in the performance.
Translations of “latecomer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 晚來者,後來者,遲到者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 晚来者,后来者,迟到者…
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