Definition of 'belated'
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The belated realization came that that might no longer be the case. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2002)and he went off rather thankfully to attend to his belated deliveries. NOBLE BEGINNNINGS (2002)Clearing his head of these thoughts, these sad and belated thoughts, Patrick nods towards the cabby. THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
Not until Ramses came to join us did a belated realization of other responsibilities strike me. HE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY (2002)
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Used Occasionally. belated is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'belated'
British English: belated ADJECTIVE
A belated action happens later than it should have done.
...the government's belated attempts to alleviate the plight of the poor.
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