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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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