Translation of "later" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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lateradverb

uk /ˈleɪ.tər/ us /ˈleɪ.t̬ɚ/

A2 at a time in the future or after the time you have mentioned

晚些时候;过些时间
He'll be back later. 他过会儿回来。
We could always go later in the season. 我们总还可以在这个季节的晚些时候去。
Police questioned him and he was later arrested. 警察询问他后把他逮捕了。
later on

B1 at a time in the future, or after the time you have mentioned

将来的某个时候;过会儿
What are you doing later on this evening? 今晚晚些时候你想干什么?
Shall I go and fetch her later on? 我过一会去接她好吗?
Later on, we could go and have a meal if you like. 你愿意的话,过会儿我们可以一起去吃饭。
no/not later than

not after

早于某个时间;在某时间之前
She said she'd prefer us to arrive no later than nine o'clock. 她说她希望我们能在9点之前到达。

lateradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈleɪ.tər/ us /ˈleɪ.t̬ɚ/

later adjective [ before noun ] (IN THE FUTURE)

B2 happening at a time in the future, or after the time you have mentioned

在将来的某时间、在提及的某时间之后发生
We could catch a later train. 我们可以搭乘晚些时候的火车。
You can always change your password at a later date. 你可以在以后任何时间修改你的密码。

later adjective [ before noun ] (TOWARDS THE END)

C2 happening towards the end of a period of time or the end of someone's life

接近一段时间的终点或一个人生命的晚期
He needed round-the-clock care in the later stages of his illness. 在他患病的晚期他需要全天候的照料。
During his later years, he lived in Cape Town. 他的晚年在伦敦度过。

later adjective [ before noun ] (RECENT)

C2 more modern or recent

较现代或近期的
Later versions of the software are much better. 较新版本的软件要好得多。
Later models included a 2.5 litre engine. 近期的设计模型包括了一部2.5升的引擎。
I prefer her earlier paintings to her later work. 我认为她的早期油画作品比晚期作品好。

laterexclamation

uk /ˈleɪ.tər/ us /ˈleɪ.t̬ɚ/ also laters informal

a way of saying goodbye

道别的一种方式
Laters, Mike. 迈克,再见。

(Translation of “later” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)