Translation of "later" - English-Traditional 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

晚些時候;過些時間
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

將來的某個時候;在某個提及的時間以後
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

早於某個時間;在某時間之前
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

在將來的某時間、在提及的某時間之後發生
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

接近一段時間的終結或一個人生命的晚期
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

較現代或近期的
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。

laterexclamation

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

a way of saying goodbye

道別的一種方式
Laters, Mike. 邁克,再見。

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