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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The second of two just mentioned. Also: Nearer the end.

Usage examples (39)
  • There are in fact two things, science and opinion: the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
  • In the latter case
  • The introduction to the latter is also reproduced.
  • (The difference being that the latter is animated.) for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "latter" which means the second of two, is "ladder" which is a device used for climbing.
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