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latterly

[ lat-er-lee ]
/ ˈlæt ər li /
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adverb

of late; lately: He has been latterly finding much to keep himself busy.
in a later or subsequent part of a period: Latterly he became a patron of the arts.

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Origin of latterly

First recorded in 1725–35; latter + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for latterly

latterly
/ (ˈlætəlɪ) /

adverb

recently; lately
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