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later

1 adverb
     
lat‧er1 S1 W1
1 after the time you are talking about or after the present time:
I'm going out for a bit - I'll see you later.
two years/three weeks etc later
He became Senator two years later.
later that day/morning/week etc
The baby died later that night.
later in the day/week/year
The dentist could fit you in later in the week.
2

later on

at some time after the present time:
I can't eat all of this - I'll finish it later on.
3

not later than something

used to say that something must be done by a particular time in the future:
Completed entry forms should arrive not later than 31st July.

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