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English definition of “later”


adjective [before noun] (TOWARDS THE END)    /ˈleɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
C2 happening towards the end of a period of time or the end of someone's life : He needed round-the-clock care in the later stages of his illness . During his later years , he lived in London.Ends and endings
(Definition of later adjective (TOWARDS THE END) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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