latecomer


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late·com·er

 (lāt′kŭm′ər)
n.
1. One who arrives late: waited for the latecomers to be seated.
2. A recent arrival, participant, or convert: a car company that was a latecomer to the hybrid market.
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latecomer

(ˈleɪtˌkʌmə)
n
a person or thing that comes late
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

late•com•er

(ˈleɪtˌkʌm ər)

n.
one that arrives late.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latecomer - someone who arrives late
arriver, comer, arrival - someone who arrives (or has arrived)
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Translations
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latecomer

[ˈleɪtkʌməʳ] Nrezagado/a m/f, el/la que llega tarde
latecomers will not be admittedno se permitirá la entrada una vez comenzado el acto/espectáculo
the firm is a latecomer to the industryla empresa es nueva en el sector, la empresa acaba de establecerse en el sector
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

latecomer

[ˈleɪtkʌmər] nretardataire mflate developer nenfant mf au développement tardif
He's a late developer → Il n'est pas précoce., C'est un enfant au développement tardif.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

latecomer

nZuspätkommende(r) mf, → Nachzügler(in) m(f) (inf); the product is a latecomer to the marketdas Produkt ist neu auf dem Markt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

latecomer

[ˈleɪtˌkʌməʳ] nritardatario/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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