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Language: Old English
Origin: lætra 'later', from læt 'late'

latter

2 adjective
     
latter2 [only before noun] formal
1 being the second of two people or things, or the last in a list just mentioned [≠ former]:
In the latter case, buyers pay a 15% commission.
2 the 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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