latter

Part of speech: adverb

Latterly.

Part of speech: adjective

Of more recent date; modern; second of two things.

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Usage examples "latter":

  1. As to the latter, Marion only knew that she had lost it- that she had looked for it- she did not say why- and without success. - "The White Gauntlet", Mayne Reid.
  2. The latter, she feared. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. It is even likely that you will come to think the latter less important. - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.