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latternoun [U]

 us   /ˈlæt̬·ər/ fml

latter noun [U] (SECOND)

the second of two ​people, things, or ​groupspreviouslymentioned: He ​directed "The Wizard of Oz" and "Gone with the Wind," ​receiving an ​Oscar for the latter.

latteradjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈlæt̬·ər/

latter adjective [not gradable] (END)

near or toward the end of something: He was in the ​news during the latter ​part of the Watergate ​scandal.
(Definition of latter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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latteradjective [before noun]

uk   /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.
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latternoun [S]

uk   /ˈlæt.ər/  us   /ˈlæt̬.ɚ/
the latter B2 the second of two ​people, things, or ​groupspreviouslymentioned: She ​offered me more ​money or a ​car and I ​chose the latter.
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not standard the last of more than two ​people, things, or ​groupspreviouslymentioned
(Definition of latter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “latter”
in Vietnamese sau cùng…
in Spanish último…
in Malaysian kedua…
in Thai ส่วนหลัง…
in French deuxième, dernier…
in German später…
in Turkish ikinci, son…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後半程的,靠後的,末尾的…
in Russian последний…
in Chinese (Simplified) 后半程的,靠后的,末尾的…
in Indonesian menjelang akhir…
in Polish drugi…
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