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English definition of “latter”

latter

adjective [before noun]     /ˈlæt.ər/ US  /ˈlæt̬.ɚ/
B2 near or towards the end of something: Building of the new library should begin in the latter part of next year. In the latter stages of the fight he began to tire.Final and finally
(Definition of latter adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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