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Origin of latter
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Example sentences from the Web for latter
That latter fear crossed my mind more than once during the evening.
In both of these latter cases, their eyes show more focus than fun, like tonight is a job.
The former is controlled by the Palestinian Authority, the latter by the government of Israel.
The former believed in the role of the state as a provider, while the latter favored an iron fist approach to governance.
The trouble was, he alienated Pope Pius VI and Pius VII—the latter he actually arrested.
Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Without the former quality, knowledge of the past is uninstructive; without the latter, it is deceptive.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.
Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for latter
- denoting the second or second mentioned of two: distinguished from former
- (as noun; functioning as sing or plural)the latter is not important