French translation of 'lateness'
1. (= non-punctuality) [of person] retard m
He apologized for his lateness. Il s’excusa pour son retard.
I’m tired of your constant lateness. J’en ai assez de vos retards constants.
2. [of train, plane] retard m
3. [of event, bedtime] heure f tardive
despite the lateness of the hour malgré l’heure tardive
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Despite the lateness of the hour, and the delay, everybody was put in good humour by the incident.SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE
She'd obviously have to turn on maximum charm to make up for her lateness.THE GOSPEL MAKERS
Exchanging his brass-buttoned hunting green jacket for black linen was his only concession to the lateness of the hour.THE SOUND OF MURDER
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Translation of lateness from the Collins English to French Dictionary