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or last·born (lăst′bôrn′)
Last in order of birth; youngest.
One that is born last, as a youngest child.
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or last-born

(ˈlæstˌbɔrn, ˈlɑst-)
a child who is born last in a family; youngest child.
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As the second-lastborn in a family of seven, Sicily was close to her parents but at the same time lost because there was the lastborn who got all the attention.
The death of her parents in a road accident in 2012 and the subsequent hostility of her family in Kirinyaga County pushed the lastborn child in a family of three children to drop out of Standard Seven and flee home to seek refuge in Nairobi at the age of 12.Seven years and two children later, returning to the village is off the cards.
Presenting a subtle balance of citrus and aromatic notes on a woody base, this lastborn of Parfums de Marly exudes a fresh, sensual and refined scent that will be remembered.
In terms of birth order, 22.6% of children were only children, 34.4% of children were first born, 8.6% were middle-born, and 32.3% were lastborn children.
First and middle born children are hard-working whereas lastborn children are more social and having features to build social relationships.
In contrast, parents were much more generous with their lastborn sons, who were offered the choice of going to school, working, or not working (Khanam 2008).
Also of interest is the possible connection between birth order and family ostracism that has found middleborn children more likely targets of rejection due to perceived disfavoritism over firstborns or lastborn siblings (Sulloway, 1996).
They may simultaneously reflect some firstborn traits and some lastborn traits.
Women's contraceptive actions: It became apparent that a very large number of women were using Western contraceptives past the point of weaning the last child: fully forty-eight percent of all Western contraceptive users whose lastborn child was alive.
Thus, we anticipated that being a firstborn or lastborn child would be related to more affiliative intergenerational relationships due to less competition for the parents' time.