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adj., adv. a superl. of late with later as compar.
You use latest or last to talk about one of a series of events which is continuing to happen, or one of a series of things which someone is continuing to have or produce.
If one of a series of events is happening now or has just happened, you refer to it as the latest one.
If someone keeps having or producing a series of things, you refer to the one they have now or the one they have produced most recently as their latest one.
You can talk about more than one thing in this way by putting last in front of a number. For example, you can talk about 'his last three books'.
|Noun||1.||latest - the most recent news or development; "have you heard the latest?"|
|Adj.||1.||latest - up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date; "the news is up-to-the-minute"; "the very latest scientific discoveries"|
current - occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
|2.||latest - in the current fashion or style|
the latest (possible) date → la fecha límite
the latest possible moment → el último momento
the latest (possible) time → lo más tarde
for the latest on where to go and what to do → para la información más actualizada acerca de dónde ir y qué hacer ...
have you heard his latest? he broke his leg jumping off a wall → ¿has oído la última que ha hecho? se rompió una pierna saltando de un muro
the latest he can see you is Thursday → lo más tarde que puede verte es el jueves
at the (very) latest → como muy tarde
it has to be here by Friday at the (very) latest → tiene que estar aquí el viernes como muy tarde
their latest album → leur dernier album
the latest news → les dernières nouvelles
her latest exhibition → la sua ultima mostra
the latest news → le ultime notizie