How to Pronounce latter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "latter" is [lˈatə], [lˈatə], [l_ˈa_t_ə].

"Latter" in context

The word latter is an adjective used to refer to the second of two persons or things mentioned previously, in contrast to the former. It is commonly used to refer to a second time period or a second portion of items in a list.

For example, if a person is discussing the importance of both indoor and outdoor activities, they would refer to the former as "indoor activities" and the latter as "outdoor activities". In a nutshell, the former is the first item mentioned and the latter is the last item mentioned.

The term is often used when referring to items that make up a larger group.

Usage over time for latter:

This graph shows how "latter" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

72 words made out of letters LATTER

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