Hindi translation of latter
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1. pronoun, adjective before noun
When two people, things, or groups have just been mentioned, you can refer to the second one as the latter or describe them as the latter person, thing, or group.
⇒ He found his cousin and uncle. The latter was sick.
⇒ choose/prefer the latter ⇒ the latter stage/part/category
2. adjective before noun
You use latter to describe the later part of a period of time or an event.
⇒ The Vanderbilts went to Paris in the latter part of the century.The latter should only be used to refer to the second of two items which have already been mentioned: We have an apartment in the city and a house in the country, the latter being our favourite holiday spot. The last of three or more items can be referred to as the last-named. Compare this with the former which is used to talk about the first of two things already mentioned.
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Example Sentences Including 'latter'
The pitching had given place to a rather unpleasant rolling motion, the latter being a decided change for the worse.The Lonely Sea
The latter was looking at his notebook now:'Mr Farro, you left Sydney in 1987, the end of the year.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Malone waited till O'Brien sat down beside him; only then did he notice the latter 's abstraction.Murder Song
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Translation of latter from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary