French translation of 'latter'
the latter ce dernier (cette dernière)
He tracked down his cousin and uncle. The latter was sick. Il retrouva la trace de son cousin et de son oncle. Ce dernier était malade.
Men still outnumber women, though the latter are catching up. Les hommes sont toujours plus nombreux que les femmes, bien que ces dernières soient en train de refaire leur retard.
The latter is the more expensive of the two systems. Ce dernier système est le plus coûteux des deux.
the former ..., the latter ... le premier ..., le second ...
The former lives in the US, the latter in Australia. Le premier habite aux États-Unis, le second en Australie.
1. [part, half] dernier/ière
in the latter half of the 17th century pendant la dernière moitié du XVIIe siècle
2. [category, version] dernier/ière
I prefer the latter version to the former. Je préfère la dernière version à la précédente.
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Example Sentences Including 'latter'
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But things are looking up for the latter part of the year.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Given that the government can control the latter, who are these non-EU migrants coming without a job?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I suspect in the end the latter argument will win out.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The latter can be measured by the employment entropy index.Competing in a Global Economy (1990)
The latter he can do more quickly.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The latter two have no experience running prisons.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Predictably, the latter ends up scheduled before the former.The Sun (2010)
The former outsold the latter about four to one.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The latter can counteract anxiety and agitation, and has been shown to rise after yoga and meditation.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The latter two were adapted into acclaimed films.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We've all tried for the former and ended up with the latter many a time.The Sun (2016)
Yet it has proved so much easier to do the former than the latter.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But in the latter half of this year he has finally got to grips with the car and has consistently outperformed the younger man.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
By the latter stages both sides were content to see out time.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He came at me strong in the latter stages.The Sun (2017)
It was only when he loosened up in the latter stages of the fourth set that he really ran away from me.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
My feeling at the time was the latter.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Somehow, you feel the place in the coaching Valhalla matters more to the former than the latter.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The first failed to recover in time, the latter retired from the international game.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The latter forlornly takes centre stage while the latter prompts his lines.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But snow is not unusual for the latter half of November.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Examples of the latter two objects are depicted in the show as well.Smithsonian Mag (2017)
Of the latter, half had been granted amnesty and the other half were undergoing more screening.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The latter part of the year brings health solutions to some areas, so hang on in there.The Sun (2016)
The latter part of this story left me with a sinking feeling.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This in a country obsessed with the latter two.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Will they be a safe haven this year or an uncertain refuge in times of trouble, as in the latter half of last year?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Some enlightened officers already do the latter part of this work voluntarily.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The latter refers to the mirror that literature holds up to life.Christianity Today (2000)
Challenging the former can play a significant part in ending the latter.The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)
You can convert the latter into verbs or adverbs.A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)
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British English: latter PRONOUN
the latter When two people or things have just been mentioned, you can call the second one the latter.
He tracked down his cousin and uncle. The latter was sick.
Translation of latter from the Collins English to French Dictionary