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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 recent news: Have you heard the latest about Celine and Michael?
(Definition of latest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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latestadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈleɪ.tɪst/  us   /ˈleɪ.t̬ɪst/

latestnoun

uk   /ˈleɪ.tɪst/  us   /ˈleɪ.t̬ɪst/
the latest
the most recent news or technical development: Have you heard the latest (= the most recent news) about Jilly and Patrick - they're getting a divorce. This machine is the latest in LED technology.
at the (very) latest
C2 used to emphasize that something must happen or be done before a stated time or day: I have to get this finished by Friday at the latest.
(Definition of latest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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