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Definition of Latter

Latter

  1. Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain.
  2. Of two things, the one mentioned second.
  3. Recent; modern.
  4. Last; latest; final.

Latter Quotations

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
Mahatma Gandhi

Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be.
Mahatma Gandhi

Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
Thomas Jefferson

Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
Karl Kraus

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
H. L. Mencken
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Latter Translations

latter in Norwegian is sistnevnte, siste
latter in Swedish is senare

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