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latter

US [ˈlætər]
UK [ˈlætə(r)]
  • adj.(刚提及的两者中)后者的;末尾的;后半期的;后面的
  • n.(刚提及的两者中)后者;(系列中)最后一位
  • Web后半的;末了的;较后的
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adj.
1.
(刚提及的两者中)后者的;(系列中)最后的,末尾的being the second of two things, people or groups that have just been mentioned, or the last in a list
The latter point is the most important.
后面提及的那一点是最重要的。
2.
后半期的;后面的nearer to the end of a period of time than the beginning
the latter half of the year
下半年
n.
1.
(刚提及的两者中)后者;(系列中)最后一位,末位the second of two things, people or groups that have just been mentioned, or the last in a list
He presented two solutions. The latter seems much better.
他提出了两个解决方案,后一个看起来要好得多。
The town has a concert hall and two theatres. The latter were both built in the 1950s.
这座城镇有一个音乐厅和两个剧院。这两个剧院都是在 20 世纪 50 年代建成的。

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