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"latest" in British English

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latestadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈleɪ.tɪst/  us   /ˈleɪ.t̬ɪst/
A2 newest or most ​recent or ​modern: Have you ​seen her latest ​movie? the latest ​fashions

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latestnoun

uk   /ˈleɪ.tɪst/  us   /ˈleɪ.t̬ɪst/
the latest
the most ​recentnews or ​technicaldevelopment: Have you ​heard the latest (= the most ​recentnews) about Jilly and Patrick - they're getting a ​divorce. This ​machine is the latest inLEDtechnology.
at the (very) latest
C2 used to ​emphasize that something must ​happen or be done before a ​statedtime or ​day: I have to get this ​finished by ​Friday at the latest.
(Definition of latest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"latest" in American English

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latestadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈleɪ·t̬ɪst/
newest, most ​recent, or most ​modern: Did you ​see her latest ​movie?

latestnoun [U]

 us   /ˈleɪt̬·əst/
the most ​recentnews: Have you ​heard the latest about Celine and Michael?
(Definition of latest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “latest”
in Arabic الأحْدَث…
in Korean 최근의…
in Portuguese último…
in Catalan últim, més recent…
in Japanese 最新の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最新的, 最近的, 最先进的…
in Turkish en son, en yeni…
in Russian самый последний, самый новый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最新的, 最近的, 最先進的…
in Italian ultimo…
in Polish ostatni…
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