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latter-day

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈlæt.ə.deɪ/  us   /ˈlæt̬.ɚ-/
used to refer to a person or thing that is similar to someone or something that existed in the past: the evil actions of a latter-day Caligula
Translations of “latter-day”
in Chinese (Traditional) (與過去的人或事物)相像的, 當今的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与过去的人或事物)相像的, 当今的…
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