late

All Adjective Adverb
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  • The present wall of the lower city is of late construction.
  • I think you're too late now to do much about it.
  • However these were limited to popular literature until the late 19th century.
  • It was too late, however, for the new Emperor to make much of a difference.
  • However, colour did not become a popular feature until the late 1950s.
  • He saw his error only when it was too late.
  • People felt a personal responsibility in meeting the boat and getting the latest news.
  • Nevertheless, she knew exactly how she wanted to look and asked to view his latest collection.
  • As the team's latest research shows, that is exactly what it does.
  • Since the late 20th century, the province has had a rise in tourism.
  • His latest music sounds like it came from a time period.
  • The works of his youth are of a late-Romantic style.
  • By the late 1960s, he had started to become interested in scientific areas outside mathematics.
  • Since the late 19th century, public and private sectors have heavily developed the river.
  • It appears to have become extinct during the late sixth century.
  • The city has an active music scene, from classical performances to the latest popular bands.
  • The work is on a smaller scale than his other late quartets.
  • In recent times, the Internet become the latest and most popular mass medium.
  • Latest archaeological studies show that the present-day market-place was already in use in the first century.
  • Pre-season competitions in southern Australia usually begin in late February.
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Meaning of late

  • adjective Being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    late evening, late 18th century, a late movie, took a late flight, had a late breakfast
  • adjective Of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages
    Late Greek
  • adjective At or toward an end or late period or stage of development
    the late phase of feudalism, a later symptom of the disease, later medical science could have saved the child
  • adverb Later than usual or than expected
    the train arrived late, we awoke late, the children came late to school, notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline, I belatedly wished her a happy birthday
  • adverb At an advanced age or stage
    she married late, undertook the project late in her career