Translation of "latter" - English-French dictionary

latter

nounlatter /ˈlætər/singular
the latter
the last of two things or people mentioned
le/la dernier/-ière , le/la second/-onde

If I had to choose between wealth and health, I'd choose the latter.
Si j'avais à choisir entre la richesse et la santé, je choisirais la seconde.

latter

adjectivelatter /ˈlætər/
being the last of two things or people mentioned
dernier/-ière , second/-onde

Of the two, the latter description is clearer.
Des deux, la seconde description est la plus claire.
closer to the end of a period than the beginning
dernier/-ière , second/-onde

the latter half of the 20th century
la seconde moitié du 20ème siècle

(Translation of “latter” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

latter

adjective /ˈlӕtə/

towards the end

deuxième, dernier
The latter part of our holiday was spent mainly on the beach.
latterly adverb

recently; lately

récemment
Latterly, she’s been complaining of severe back pains.

towards the end.

sur le tard
the latter

the second of two things etc mentioned

celui/celle/ceux/celles-ci
John and Mary arrived, the latter wearing a green wool dress.
to choose the second or latter (not later) of two alternatives.

(Translation of “latter” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)