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latest

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈleɪ.tɪst/ us    /-t̬ɪst/
A2 newest or most recent or modern: Have you seen her latest movie? the latest fashions
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noun uk   /ˈleɪ.tɪst/ us    /-t̬ɪst/
the latest the most recent news or technical development: Have you heard the latest (= the most recent news) about Jilly and Patrick - they're getting a divorce. This machine is the latest in LED technology.at the (very) latest C2 used to emphasize that something must happen or be done before a stated time or day: I have to get this finished by Friday at the latest.
Translations of “latest”
in Korean 최근의…
in Arabic الأحْدَث…
in Portuguese último…
in Catalan últim, més recent…
in Japanese 最新の…
in Italian ultimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最新的, 最近的, 最先進的…
in Russian самый последний, самый новый…
in Turkish en son, en yeni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最新的, 最近的, 最先进的…
in Polish ostatni…
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