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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - After the expected or usual time.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : belated birthday greetings. ,We started the meeting without the belated representative. ,a belated view of world politics
  • We also learn, again belatedly, that the campaign’s denial of connections with the ACORN fraud machine is not precisely true.
  • When he saw her dip her head and avoid his eyes, he recalled belatedly that Navajo did not like to make eye contact with strangers.
  • That really was coming kind of belatedly after the Fed's 1/4 - percentage point cut yesterday in interest rates. for more
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