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Translation of "late" - English-Spanish dictionary

late

adjective, adverb   /leɪt/
be late (for something)
A1 to arrive after the usual time or the time that was arranged llegar tarde (a algo) My flight was late. I was late for work this morning.
A1 after the usual time or the time that was arranged tarde We got there too late and all the food was gone. We had a late lunch.
A1 near the end of a period of time tarde, a finales de It was built in the late 19th century. It was late at night.
it’s late
A1 something that you say when it is near the end of a day es tarde It’s late – I really should be going.
too late to be useful demasiado tarde It’s rather late in the day to start studyingyour exams are next week.
(Definition of late from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

late

adjective /leit/
coming etc after the expected or usual time tarde, atrasado The train is late tonight I try to be punctual, but I am almost always late.
far on in the day or night tarde They arrived late at night It was very late when I got to bed.
dead, especially recently difunto, fallecido the late king.
recently, but no longer, holding an office or position anterior Mr Allan, the late chairman, made a speech.
lateness noun
retraso, atraso Due to the lateness of the train, I didn’t manage to get to the meeting on time.
lately adverb
in the recent past or not long ago últimamente, recientemente Have you seen her lately?
later on
at a later time más adelante, más tarde He hasn’t arrived yet but no doubt he’ll be here later on.
of late
lately últimamente He thought she had been less friendly of late.
later see latter.
(Definition of late from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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