Synonyms of 'latter'
The latter should only be used to specify the second of two items, for example in if I had to choose between the hovercraft and the ferry, I would opt for the latter. Where there are three or more items, the last can be referred to as the last-named, but not the latter.
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Thesaurus for latter from the Collins English Thesaurus
When two people, things, or groups have just been mentioned, you can refer to the second of them as the latter .