Definition of 'latent'
Example sentences containing 'latent'
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But there was the capricious look of the latent aesthete in his eyes. DISPLACED PERSON (1989)It had had a strange effect on him, instilled a certain latent sympathy. THE SCAR (1989)
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In Common Usage. latent is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'latent'
British English: latent ADJECTIVE
Latent is used to describe something which is hidden and not obvious at the moment, but which may develop further in the future.
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Definition of latent from the Collins English Dictionary
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