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latter adj : referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several); "in the latter case" [syn: latter(a)] [ant: former(a)] n : the second of two or the second mentioned of two; "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today" [ant: former]

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  • lăt'ə(r), /'lætə(r)/, /"l
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