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The trains are running 15 minutes late.
The trees are flowering late this year.
Stop by late this afternoon.
We plan to visit late in July.
He didn't receive the recognition he deserved until late in life.
We won't arrive home until late, so don't wait up for us.
As late as the 1980s foreign trade accounted for a very small proportion of Soviet national income.
We have not seen him of late.
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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of late from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.