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latent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlatentla‧tent /ˈleɪtənt/ adjective 🔊 🔊 HEREHIDE/NOT SHOWsomething that is latent is present but hidden, and may develop or become more noticeable in the futuredormantlatent in 🔊 The virus remains latent in the body for many years. 🔊 latent aggressionlatency noun [uncountable]
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latentPolice experts found latent fingerprints on the glass.The virus remains latent in the body for many years.
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