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adjective [only before noun] later pronunciation in British English /ˈleɪtə(r)/
  1. 1
    happening at some time in the future or after the time that you have been talking about
    We can settle on the price at a later date.
    Is there a later performance?
  2. 2
    more recent, or more modern
    We are only able to repair later models.
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  3. 3
    near the end of a period of time or the end of someones life or career
    Charleton spent her later years in a nursing home.
    the later eleventh century


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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