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Definition of LATED
Pronunciation : LATED

Adjective : LATED

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast" ;

  • 2. (

    ) after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments" ;

  • 3. (

    ) of the immediate past or just previous to the present time; "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal" ;

  • 4. (

    ) having died recently; "her late husband" ;

  • 5. (

    ) of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek" ;

  • 6. (

    ) at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child" ;

  • 7. (

    ) (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House" ;


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