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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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View the pronunciation for late.
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of late from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.