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She phoned to say she'd be late.
He was ten minutes late for school.
We climbed the hill to watch the sunset, but we were too late.
the late 18th century
These bulbs bloom in late spring.
a girl in her late teens
This is the British English definition of late. View American English definition of late.
the long central part of a church where people sit
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