Definition of 'latter'
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Examples of the latter two objects are depicted in the show as well. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Some enlightened officers already do the latter part of this work voluntarily. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He came at me strong in the latter stages. The Sun (2017)Of the latter, half had been granted amnesty and the other half were undergoing more screening. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We've all tried for the former and ended up with the latter many a time. The Sun (2016)The latter can counteract anxiety and agitation, and has been shown to rise after yoga and meditation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Somehow, you feel the place in the coaching Valhalla matters more to the former than the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Given that the government can control the latter, who are these non-EU migrants coming without a job? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Challenging the former can play a significant part in ending the latter. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)My feeling at the time was the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This in a country obsessed with the latter two. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The latter part of this story left me with a sinking feeling. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can convert the latter into verbs or adverbs. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)The latter forlornly takes centre stage while the latter prompts his lines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet it has proved so much easier to do the former than the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The latter refers to the mirror that literature holds up to life. Christianity Today (2000)The latter two were adapted into acclaimed films. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But things are looking up for the latter part of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The latter he can do more quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By the latter stages both sides were content to see out time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The former outsold the latter about four to one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The latter two have no experience running prisons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The latter can be measured by the employment entropy index. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)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)But snow is not unusual for the latter half of November. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Predictably, the latter ends up scheduled before the former. The Sun (2010)The first failed to recover in time, the latter retired from the international game. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The latter part of the year brings health solutions to some areas, so hang on in there. The Sun (2016)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)I suspect in the end the latter argument will win out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)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)
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Translations for 'latter'
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.
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