Translation of "latter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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latteradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈlæt.ər/ us /ˈlæt̬.ɚ/

B2 near or towards the end of something

後半程的,靠後的,末尾的
Building of the new library should begin in the latter part of next year. 新圖書館的建設應該在明年下半年開工。
In the latter stages of the fight he began to tire. 到那場拳擊賽的後半段他開始支援不住了。

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  • She was born in the latter half of the 18th century.
  • The latter half of the play was more interesting.
  • He was killed in the latter stages of the war.
  • The latter part of the book was hardest to write.
  • The problems arose in the latter part of the project..

latternoun [ S ]

uk /ˈlæt.ər/ us /ˈlæt̬.ɚ/
the latter

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

(提及的兩者中的)後者
She offered me more money or a car and I chose the latter. 她提出給我更多的錢或者一輛汽車,我選擇了後者。
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not standard the last of more than two people, things, or groups previously mentioned

(已提及的兩個以上的人、事物或群體中的)最後一個

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