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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlatterlat‧ter1 /ˈlætə $ -ər/ ●●○ W2 noun   the latter
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latterThe latter, probably a hundred years later than Ovid, is here the superior of the two.
latterlatter2 ●○○ adjective [only before noun] formal  1 LASTbeing the second of two people or things, or the last in a list just mentioned opp former In the latter case, buyers pay a 15% commission.2 ENDthe latter part of a period of time is nearest to the end of it Celebrations are planned for the latter part of November.
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latterThe house became known as Fields Mill during the latter half of the 17th century.This point is explained more fully in the latter part of the chapter.Crandall served in Italy during the latter part of the war.Of the phrases "go crazy" and "go nuts, " the latter term is used less frequently.
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