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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

You either believe that people respond to authority, or that they respond to kindness and inclusion. I'm obviously in the latter camp. I think that people respond better to reward than punishment.
Brian Eno

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

Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.
Jane Austen

All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.
Alexander Herzen

When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.
David Brin
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Latter Translations

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