Translation of "later" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈleɪ.tər/ us /ˈleɪ.t̬ɚ/

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

He'll be back later. 他稍後回來。
We could always go later in the season. 我們總還可以在這個季節的晚些時候去。
Police questioned him and he was later arrested. 警方審問了他,後來他被逮捕了。
later on

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

What are you doing later on this evening? 今晚晚些時候你想做甚麽?
Shall I go and fetch her later on? 我過一會去接她好嗎?
Later on, we could go and have a meal if you like. 你願意的話,過一會我們可以一起去吃飯。
no/not later than

not after

She said she'd prefer us to arrive no later than nine o'clock. 她說她希望我們能在九點之前到達。

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

We could catch a later train. 我們可以搭乘晚些時候的火車。
You can always change your password at a later date. 你可以在日後隨時變更你的密碼。

later adjective [ before noun ] (TOWARDS THE END)

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. 在患病的晚期他需要晝夜不停的照料。
During his later years, he lived in Cape Town. 他的晚年在倫敦渡過。

later adjective [ before noun ] (RECENT)

C2 more modern or recent

Later versions of the software are much better. 較新版本的軟體要好得多。
Later models included a 2.5 litre engine. 近期的型號包括了一個2.5升的引擎。
I prefer her earlier paintings to her later work. 我認為她的早期油畫作品比晚期作品好。


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

a way of saying goodbye

Laters, Mike. 邁克,再見。

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