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lat·ter

 (lăt′ər)
adj.
1. Being the second of two persons or things mentioned: Regarding captain and major, the latter rank is higher.
2. Near or nearer to the end: the latter part of the book.
3. Further advanced in time or sequence; later: a style that has been revived in latter times.
n.
The second of two persons or things mentioned.

[Middle English, later, from Old English lætra; see lē- in Indo-European roots.]

lat′ter·ly adv.

latterly

(ˈlætəlɪ)
adv
recently; lately

lat•ter•ly

(ˈlæt ər li)

adv.
1. of late; lately.
2. in a later or subsequent part of a period.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.latterly - in the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

latterly

adverb recently, lately, of late, hitherto Latterly, he has written extensively about alternative medicine.

latterly

adverb
2. Not long ago:
Idiom: of late.
Translations
أخير، أقرَب عَهْدامؤخَّرا، حديثا
nakonecnedávno
for nyligtmod endenmod slutningen
vége: a vége felé
nÿlega, undanfariîupp á síîkastiî

latterly

[ˈlætəlɪ] ADVúltimamente, recientemente

latterly

[ˈlætərli] advdernièrement

latterly

adv (= recently)in letzter Zeit; (= towards end of period)zuletzt; (= towards end of life)in späteren Jahren; she worked there for 30 years, latterly as managersie hat 30 Jahre dort gearbeitet, zuletzt als Geschäftsführerin

latterly

[ˈlætəlɪ] advnegli ultimi tempi

latter

(ˈlӕtə) adjective
towards the end. the latter part of our holiday.
ˈlatterly adverb
1. recently; lately.
2. towards the end.
the latter
the second of two things etc mentioned. John and Mary arrived, the latter wearing a green wool dress.

to choose the second or latter (not later) of two alternatives.
References in classic literature ?
And latterly, to her surprise and bewilderment, Princess Mary noticed that her father was really associating more and more with the Frenchwoman.
The weather has not latterly been at all favorable.
For many years she had been giving her life, a little bit at a time, for another year, another month, latterly for another day, of her mother, and now she was worn out.
It was noticed that this strange thing had been occurring every day latterly.
Bingley, when questioned by Jane, had long ago asserted his blamelessness in the affair; that proud and repulsive as were his manners, she had never, in the whole course of their acquaintance-- an acquaintance which had latterly brought them much together, and given her a sort of intimacy with his ways-- seen anything that betrayed him to be unprincipled or unjust--anything that spoke him of irreligious or immoral habits; that among his own connections he was esteemed and valued-- that even Wickham had allowed him merit as a brother, and that she had often heard him speak so affectionately of his sister as to prove him capable of some amiable feeling; that had his actions been what Mr.
Her face had latterly changed with changing states of mind, continually fluctuating between beauty and ordinariness, according as the thoughts were gay or grave.
Among the other forlorn wanderers in the Parks, there appeared latterly a trim little figure in black (with the face protected from notice behind a crape veil), which was beginning to be familiar, day after day, to nursemaids and children, and to rouse curiosity among harmless solitaries meditating on benches, and idle vagabonds strolling over the grass.
At first, indeed, she had seemed to take a pleasure in mortifying my vanity and crushing my presumption - relentlessly nipping off bud by bud as they ventured to appear; and then, I confess, I was deeply wounded, though, at the same time, stimulated to seek revenge; - but latterly finding, beyond a doubt, that I was not that empty-headed coxcomb she had first supposed me, she had repulsed my modest advances in quite a different spirit.
You wanted to burn me alive when I had not done you any harm, and latterly you have been trying to injure my professional reputation.
It is true, the latter professed to be their allies; but they had been guilty of so many acts of perfidy, that the Cottonois had, latterly, renounced their hollow friendship and attached themselves to the Flatheads and Nez Perces.
This difference in opinion had long been a subject of amicable dispute between them: but, Latterly, the contest was getting to be too important to admit of trivial discussions on the part of Marmaduke, whose acute discernment was already catching faint glimmerings of the important events that were in embryo.
Tangle," says the Lord High Chancellor, latterly something restless under the eloquence of that learned gentleman.