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latest

[ ley-tist ]
/ ˈleɪ tɪst /
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adjective, a superlative of late, with later as comparative.

most recent; current: latest fashions.

noun

the latest, the most recent news, development, disclosure, etc.: This is the latest in personal computers.

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Idioms for latest

    at the latest, not any later than (a specified time): Be at the airport by 7 o'clock at the latest.

Origin of latest

A late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at late, -est1
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British Dictionary definitions for latest

latest
/ (ˈleɪtɪst) /

adjective, adverb

the superlative of late

adjective

most recent, modern, or newthe latest fashions

noun

at the latest no later than the time specified
the latest informal the most recent fashion or development
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