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Meaning of “latter” - Learner’s Dictionary

latter

adjective [always before noun]     /ˈlætər/ formal
B2 near the end of a period: the latter half of the twentieth century She had moved to California in the latter part of the year. She is now in the latter stages of the disease.Final and finallyPeriods of time - general words
Translations of “latter”
in Vietnamese sau cùng…
in Spanish último…
in Thai ส่วนหลัง…
in Malaysian kedua…
in French deuxième, dernier…
in German später…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後半程的,靠後的,末尾的…
in Indonesian menjelang akhir…
in Russian последний…
in Turkish ikinci, son…
in Chinese (Simplified) 后半程的,靠后的,末尾的…
in Polish drugi…
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