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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

The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason.
Immanuel Kant

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

Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Democritus

Each new generation is reared by its predecessor; the latter must therefore improve in order to improve its successor. The movement is circular.
Emile Durkheim

The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.
Alfred A. Montapert
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Latter Translations

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