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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Present but not yet active or visible.

Usage examples (41)
  • If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse...
  • A latent fingerprint
  • latent infection
  • The term latent typically refers to something that is dormant, not observable, or not yet realized. for more
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