Translation of "latter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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latteradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈlæt.ər/ us /ˈlæt̬.ɚ/

B2 near or towards the end of something

后半程的,靠后的,末尾的
Building of the new library should begin in the latter part of next year. 新图书馆的建设应该在明年下半年开工。
In the latter stages of the fight he began to tire. 到那场拳击赛的后半段他开始支持不住了。

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latternoun [ S ]

uk /ˈlæt.ər/ us /ˈlæt̬.ɚ/
the latter

B2 the second of two people, things, or groups previously mentioned

(提及的两者中的)后者
She offered me more money or a car and I chose the latter. 她提出给我更多的钱或者一辆汽车,我选择了后者。
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not standard the last of more than two people, things, or groups previously mentioned

(已提及的两个以上的人、事物或群体中的)最后一个

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