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latter-day

[ lat-er-dey ]
/ ˈlæt ərˌdeɪ /
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adjective

of a later or following period: latter-day pioneers.
of the present period or time; modern: the latter-day problems of our society.

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Origin of latter-day

First recorded in 1835–45; latter + day
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latter-day

adjective

present-day; modern
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